Meet the Governance Team

CCT is governed by eight independent Board of Trustees, including two family/whanau representatives. The governance team is supported by an elected Board Advisory Committee ensuring representation of people supported by CCT at all levels of the organisation. Their combined expertise ensures that CCT adheres to the highest standards of professionalism and operates with the upmost integrity.

Rob McColl

Rob has been a Trustee of CCT since 2013 and currently serves as Chairperson. He operates his own business along with his wife Jane, advising a range of businesses in Health and Safety management. Rob is a Registered Nurse, he has previously worked in oncology, paediatrics and mental health.

Erin Barton

Erin became a Trustee of CCT following the merger with Sherwood Trust in May 2014 and currently serves as Deputy Chairperson. He had been the Chairman of Kavanagh College and this led to his becoming involved with Sherwood.

Susan Burns

Susan is a Registered Nurse with a background of working in Mental Health. Currently specialising in support of people over the age of 65 years. Susan is a family member of a person supported by CCT in the Invercargill area.

Marianne Somerville

Marianne’s involvement with CCT began in 2016. CCT’s unique and individualised style of providing care has brought to fruition her vision for her daughter of living close to family but in her own home.

Alastair McKenzie

Alastair is currently the Invercargill Manager for AWF-Labour, a flexible Labour Hire Company. Before joining Allied Work Force he spent the majority of his life managing businesses for The Invercargill Licensing Trust, Dunlop Joinery and Furniture, as well as owning Sportsworld Invercargill.

Jan Scown

Patrick Taylor

Pat moved to Dunedin in 2007 to study Physiotherapy at the University of Otago. Since graduating he has settled permanently in Dunedin with his wife, young son and dog.

Cara Crawford

Cara is a student at University of Otago, currently studying commerce and law with honours. After working with CCT last year through Ignite Consultants (a student social enterprise) she is sitting on the Board as an intern.