Our Elected Board

Supporting our community
mō te hāpori, no te hāpori, i te hāpori

Eastbay REAP is governed by a Board which is committed to furthering education across all sectors of the community


Norah Schreiber

Chairperson, Representing: Schools


Peter Rodgers

Deputy Chair, Representing: Adult/Tertiary


Waaka Vercoe

Board Member, Representing Maori


Tracey Hillier

Board Member, Representing: Early Childhood


Te Owai Gemmell

Board Member, Representing: Rural


John Chemis

Eastbay REAP CEO, Representing: Ex Officio

The Board is responsible to appoint the CEO and set the direction of the organisation through its Strategic Plan. Eastbay REAP's activities to achieve that plan are guided by the Board's key policies (hyperlink) around Governance, Management, Property, Health & Safety, Human Resources, and Quality Assurance. Of particular note for the organisation is our Tiriti O Waitangi Commitment, which is also described in the How We Work section.


As the body accountable for Eastbay REAP's activites, the board also ensures planning and results from operations are always available to the public.

Our Constitution outlines our organisation's legal rules as an Incorporated Society.

Our current Investment Plan provides context for the Eastern Bay of Plenty, as well as our approach and specific activities planned to meet needs in the region.

Our current Annual Report gives our end-of-year financial position based on our yearly external audit.