The Board and Executive admin
Hamish BaxterChairman of Board
Hamish is Pastor of Royal Oak Baptist in Auckland. He graduated in Criminology and worked for a time for the Dept of Corrections in several roles including Intervention Services and Probation.
Marama Parore - (Ngāti Whātu, Ngāti Kahu, Ngā Puhi)National Director
Ian ElliotPFNZ Board
Ian has been a farmer and farm advisor for 30 years, and has been involved with PFNZ since 1987. Ian became a Board member in 1990, and was appointed as its Chairman in 1995, standing down in 2012. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Prison Fellowship International.
Lesley HooperPFNZ Board
Lesley is Director of Charitable Services for the Catholic Archdiocese of Wellington. Lesley is a parishioner at St Anne’s in Newtown and chairs the Board of Challenge 2000 a Wellington youth and family trust “committed to responding to the Gospel by working with people in the search for social justice, social responsibility and personal dignity.”
Glen BucknerPFNZ Board
Glen has a Salvation Army background working with youth in his church over 20 years. He has been involved in TSA reintegration services since 2007 and was appointed their National Operations Manager in 2012.
Henry FeletiPFNZ Board
Henry Feleti has been Senior Pastor of Hosanna World Service Church in Auckland since March 2006 and was a Corrections Officer and Unit Manager with the Department of Corrections in the 20 years prior to that. He has a Bachelor of Applied Theology from Carey and is pursuing a Masters qualification.