Our people


Lynn Shearing, chair

Terri Donovan, Prue Fanslow-Brown, Eleanor Marr, Judy Parry,

Letitia Parry



Hester Warren,  director

Louisa Boyd, centre manager

Jan Mitchell, receptionist

Elizabeth Dubin, fundraising and tutor co-ordinator

Kate Twomey, client records



Arlene Ackland, C grade assessor

Rebecca Dowling, registered psychologist

Pam Hampton,  C grade assessor

Glorianne Koh, registered psychologist

Samantha Robinson, registered psychologist


Jean Seabrook Memorial School

Mary Gillies, registered teacher, principal

Alison Wilson, registered teacher

Annie Barnes, teacher aide

Janine Bush, teacher aide

Mary Dunne, music teacher

Volunteer teacher aides



Ellen Dove, registered occupational therapist

Georgina Rhynde, registered occupational therapist


Three Week Intensive Programme

Hester Warren, registered teacher

Ruth Falconer, registered teacher


Other programmes

Touch Typing: Janine Bush

Social Skills: Rebecca Dowling, Samantha Robinson, Glorianne Koh

Teacher training NZQA programme Specific Learning Disabilities: Eleanor Marr, Linda Esslemont, Muriel Harris, Pam Hampton, Lynley Read, Jennie Walkinshaw.

SLD tutors at the centre: Ozzie Forsyth, Marguerite Halvorsen, Colleen MacKechnie, Paula Halliday.

Please contact the office for tutors working at the centre or in the community (a formal SLD assessment is required prior).