The team at TECT manage the day to day operations of the trust including the investments, annual rebate distribution, community grants scheme, collaborating with other local funders and community organisations, and working on projects for the trust.
Wayne manages the operations, investments and programmes of the trust on behalf of the trustees. Wayne has a strong background managing community and not-for-profit organisations and has a Masters in Management studies from the University of Waikato.
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Community Impact Manager
Paula leads the delivery of TECT’s grants strategy with a focus on proactive and strategic granting. She provides support to the team of Grant Administrators and Advisors who work with community organisations on their funding needs.
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Finance and Investments Manager
Tricia manages TECT’s accounting and finance functions and is responsible for the administration of TECT’s investments to ensure that they are in line with the trust’s objectives and principles. She is a Chartered Accountant member of Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand.
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Funding and Systems Administrator
Tane’s role involves processing funding applications. He is a systems-whiz, who maintains TECT's data management systems to ensure they are running smoothly.
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Georja’s is a shared role between TECT and Acorn Foundation. Highly organised and efficient, Georja supports the organisations’ day-to-day finance functions and provides general accounts administration to the teams.
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Neda’s key role is to provide advice and support to community organisations seeking funding from TECT, focusing on our Responsive Grant Funds. With a background in not-for-profit organisations, Neda is motivated by forming connections with members of the community.
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Jody is our accounts administrator and office all-rounder. She looks after accounts payable, ensures that grant payments to our community organisations are processed on a timely basis, and is always helping out around the office in any way she can.
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Grants & Event Fund Advisor
Sarah’s role is to provide advice and support to community organisations seeking funding from TECT’s Responsive Grant Funds. She also coordinates the application and panel assessment process for the Tauranga Western Bay Community Events Fund on behalf of the fund partners. Sarah brings her sponsorship and event activations experience to the team.
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Georgia's role is to manage the communication activities of TECT. She ensures the community is well-informed about the inspiring work and achievements of community groups across our region.
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