Arts for Health
Now that you know a little bit about Arts for Health, take a look at what we do - we are so excited to share our services with you with social art groups all year, art workshops every term and art therapy, we’ve got everything you need right here.
Melanie joined the Board of Trustees for Arts for Health in August 2008 with work experience in the disability sector and in Education. Melanie has a Masters in Social Sciences majoring in Psychology, an MBA and a Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and is currently tutoring at Wintec. Melanie enjoys recreational art and writing for enjoyment.
Carla is a Registered Legal Executive holding a Diploma in Law. Although Carla does not profess to be an artist in any way, she enjoys spending rainy Sundays pretending to be creative by adult colouring, painting by numbers or completing jigsaws. Carla enjoys triathlons and netball. Mostly you will find Carla just hanging out with her dog, Walter.
Kirsty joined the Board in 2017 with experience as a Chief Financial Officer. Kirsty's background includes working for New Zealand and overseas companies in a range of senior financial and management positions. When not working Kirsty is actively engaged at the gym, maintaining her fitness by walking her dogs, Ralph and Billy.
Glenys has her own employment law practice, About Best Practice. She also coaches and judges at the University of Waikato Law School. When she is not working, you might find her surf kayaking, launching into a new painting or walking her dog Charlie. Glenys has been involved on the Board of Trustees of Arts for Health for over ten years.