Community Trust Trustees

The Board establishes the Trust’s objectives, strategies and overall investment and donation policy and review these annually. The Board has a balanced representation from the West Coast region which has community, legal, investment and financial expertise to assist the trust to achieve high governance standards.

Trustees are appointed by the Minister of Finance for an initial term of four years and can be appointed for more than one term.


Trustees of the West Coast Community Trust are: John Wood (Chair), Ruth Vaega, Adam Gilshnan, Natasha Goodwin, Glenn Irving, Barbara Holland, Te Arohanui Cook and Simon Bastion