Meet the ESNZ Eventing board members.
Board Member – Elected (Chair)
Phone: 063248025 or 027 6920097
Todd has been a keen Eventing competitor since he was a teenager,having taken several horses through the grades to 3*. His experience includes three years based in the UK. He spent four years as North Island riders rep and is into his 5th year as an elected board member and his 4th serving as Chairman. Todd operates a family business in the Manawatu.
Board Member – appointed
Melissa lives on a small farmlet in the Wairarapa. Melissa has had a career in investigative journalism, research, communication, book publishing, and documentary making. Her experience in governance includes being the Chairperson of a rural school Board of Trustees. Melissa also spent many years involved with NZ Pony Clubs Assn at Branch, Club, Area and COM level. Melissa served three years as Organising Committee Rep on the Eventing Board and is also heavily invovled with Eventing Wairarapa, spending a few years as Chair of the Area.
Board Member – Elected
Graham is a rider from Northland where together with his wife Janet they run their dairy farm and breed sport horses. An active member of the Eventing Northland Committee which runs the horse trials at Barge Park, Graham was elected to the Board in July 2018.
Organising Committee Representative
07 883 3119
Jenny has been involved with eventing a very long time, firstly as a rider, owner and groom and then serving on committees, currently with the Kihikihi and Matamata committees. Jenny is also a dressage judge and a FEI 1/2* eventing judge.