World Vision announces new Board Chairperson

30 Nov 2018 by Gabriel Thomas, News Media Advisor
World Vision announces new Board Chairperson
Fepulea’i Margie Apa has been announced as the new chairperson of the World Vision New Zealand Board. She joined the World Vision New Zealand Board in 2011 and has been the deputy chair since 2016. 

Margie Apa is Chief Executive Officer of the Counties Manukau District Health Board, where she has worked since 2012. Before that she worked in various roles at the Ministry of Health, Capital and Coast DHB and the Department of Labour. Margie also chairs the board of Presbyterian Support Northern.

“My professional life has been about improving the wellbeing of children and the communities they live in in New Zealand,” Margie says “It’s a privilege to now be able to extend this mission to children all over the world as Chair of World Vision New Zealand.  My prayer for World Vision New Zealand is that we are able to connect with and engage New Zealanders to be world visionaries for vulnerable children and their whaanau all over the world.”


Contact:
Gabriel Thomas, World Vision New Zealand News Media Advisor
Gabriel.Thomas@worldvision.org.nz | 021360098