JP, RGON, RM, BA (Hons), MInstD, FACHSM, FNZIHM, FCNA (NZ)
Cathy is the Director of Kowhai Health Associates Limited, a health consultancy. She has a background in governance, health sector leadership, public health, community development, nursing and midwifery. She was the Chief Executive of Lakes DHB from 2001 to 2012 and the Director of Nursing and Midwifery from 1994-2000.
Cathy's also holds governance roles for Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, the Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan, Healthy Families Rotorua, the West Coast Hospital Redevelopment Partnership Group, Buller Integrated Family Health Centre, Project Mauri Ora - Lakes DHB Mental Health & Addictions Facility redevelopment, and she is also sits on the Health Practitioners’ Disciplinary Tribunal.
Cathy is also involved in faith-based and community organisations in her Rotorua community, including being a Justice of the Peace since 2006 and a Judicial JP since 2013.