Board of Trustees

Meet the wonderful members of our Tīrau Primary School Board of Trustees


Alan Watkins Chairperson

Alan is serving in his second term on our Board of Trustees. All of Alan's children are at Tīrau Primary School in New Entrant, Year 2, Year 3 and Year 5. He has is our Chairperson.

Denise Mathers Staff Rep

Denise is Deputy Principal at Tīrau Primary School. Denise has worked at Tīrau Primary School since 2016 and she was elected as the staff representative on the Board of Trustees in the 2019 election.

Veronica Maree Parent Rep

Veronica was elected onto our Board of Trustees at the 2019 elections. Her two daughters attend Tirau Primary School in Year 3 and Year 4.

Mark Nicholas - Parent Rep

Mark was elected onto our Board of Trustees at the 2020 elections. His two daughters attend Tirau Primary School in Year 5 and Year 6.


Rose Nelis - Parent Rep

Rose was elected onto our Board of Trustees at the 2019 elections. Three of her daughters attend Tirau Primary School in Year 1, Year 4 and Year 6.


Mo Bell - Whānau Rep

Mo was co-opted onto our Board of Trustees in 2020 as our whānau rep. Two of her sons attend Tirau Primary School in Year 2 and Year 5.


Kasey Moore - Parent Rep

Kasey was elected onto our Board of Trustees at the 2020 elections. Two of her 4 children attend Tirau Primary School. Her daughters are in Year 1, and Year 4.