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Wendy Hoskin

Wendy Hoskin

Acting Chief Executive
Wendy has recently taken on the role of Acting CEO at PSN where she has been General Manager Development since 2014. Her previous management positions include Service Manager for Auckland DHB’s Cardiovascular Services and Ambulatory Services, and Planning and Funding Manager, Primary, Community and Ambulatory Services and Provider Arm Services. Wendy has more than 20 years’ experience in the health and social sectors and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Dr. Rod Watts

Dr. Rod Watts

PSN Board Advisor
Rod has recently been appointed PSN Board Advisor after stepping down from the role of CEO to PSN – a role he has held for 10 years. Rod has a long history in health and disability services in Australia and NZ and wide experience in research, clinical and management roles. He holds a Ph.D. in the field of psychiatry and a Masters of Social Work.
Glenda Schnell

Glenda Schnell

Lifeline Executive Director
Glenda worked in a range of mainly mental health and social services leadership and management roles before becoming Lifeline’s Executive Director in November 2016. A trained occupational therapist, Glenda has a Master of Health Science and has completed the Blueprint Executive Leadership Programme. Her 25 years’ experience includes being professional leader, funder and planner for Counties Manukau District Health Board, Youthline general manager and Ultimate Care Group regional manager.
Jane Drumm

Jane Drumm

Shine General Manager
Before Shine joined PSN in July 2016, Jane Drumm had served as Shine’s Executive Director since 1998. Under her leadership, Shine grew from four staff and a budget of $180,000 to an organisation with a national profile, more than 30 staff and a budget of more than $3 million. Jane has undertaken two major overseas study trips to study what works to stop domestic abuse in the United Kingdom (under a Winston Churchill Fellowship) and in North America. Using what she learned, Jane initiated a number of Shine’s innovative and unique services. Previously, Jane worked as a Victim Advisor for Auckland District Court for one year and as a Probation Officer for thirteen years.
Andrea McLeod

Andrea McLeod

Enliven General Manager
Andrea brings more than eight years’ experience in management roles in the home and community sector to her role at Enliven. Her work has included developing and implementing restorative home support and individualised funding services, and she represents the sector in a number of forums.
Laurie Pedlar

Laurie Pedlar

Family Works Northern General Manager
Laurie has been with Family Works since 2007, following extensive experience working with the Auckland District Health Board in various roles, including change management. “As an NGO, we can make some choices about how people can best be helped. I enjoy working in a values-based environment that has children and families at the forefront.”
Daniel Hauraki

Daniel Hauraki

PSN General Manager Māori
Daniel Hauraki returned to PSN as Māori Advisor in 2016 after delivering cultural supervision to Department of Corrections programme facilitators. Before that he was CEO for the Whangarei Youth One Stop Shop (The Pulse). Daniel has held cultural advisory roles with Plunket NZ, Quit NZ and the Public Prisons Service. He holds Masters qualifications in a range of Māori studies and is currently researching his doctorate topic.
Heather Clark

Heather Clark

General Manager for Human Resources
Heather Clark joined PSN in June 2010. She has 20 years’ senior HR experience with the Foundation of the Blind and for the past nine years with the NZ Fire Service. Heather has a strong commitment to the not-for-profit sector through involvement as a board member with the Foundation for Youth Development Waitakere and Volunteering NZ. She is a member of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRINZ).
Louisa Plumpton

Louisa Plumpton

General Manager Information Services
Louisa is a senior leader with 25 years’ IT experience. She joined PSN in August 2016 after three years with Co-op Money NZ as Software Development Manager then Programme Manager. With a broad background that covers 13 sectors including financial services, local government and manufacturing, she enjoys leading people and organisations through change to transformation. Louisa holds a BSc degree in Computer Science from the University of Auckland and is a certified Prince2 project management practitioner.
Susanne Ritzenhoff

Susanne Ritzenhoff

General Manager Communications & Fundraising
Susanne was a director at Creative Pathways before joining PSN in March 2016. Before this, she was the fundraising manager for Youthline Auckland. Between 2007 and 2011 Susanne was the General Manager for Q Theatre, responsible for raising funds to build the theatre, then overseeing its construction. Susanne has also held other roles in investment and the arts, including business manager for Sparkbox Ltd, and the Auckland Theatre Company.