The Executive Board meets at least five times a year and is chaired by our President.

Executive Board members may hold office for two years and can be re-elected for a further two consecutive years.

The Board consists of:

  • the President, who is elected by congress;
  • the Secretariat;
  • the elected Convenor of each Sector Committee;
  • the Tuakana (Convenor) and Teina (deputy Convenor) of Te Rūnanga o Ngā Toa Āwhina;
  • a PSA Pasefika representative; and
  • a PSA staff group representative

Elizabeth Byron

Executive Assistant

Michelle Callinan-Troup
09 437 6857

Kerry Davies

National Secretary

Lesley Dixon

Māori Vice President and Tuakana
03 377 9733

Benedict Ferguson

027 272 8145

Virgil Iraia

Vice President and Teina

Georgina Kerr


Duane Leo

National Secretary

Lee Manaia

Local Government Sector Rep and Treasurer
027 273 9538

Dianna Mancer

Health Sector Rep
06 374 9631

Ulualofaiga Mareko

Pasefika Rep
04 830 1870

Rachael Stiekema

Youth Convenor

Diana Te Rata

Staff Rep

John Witana


Susan Young

State Sector Rep
03 470 5631 DDI