NZNO staff moves – retirements & resignations

September 1, 2021

After 13 years at NZNO, policy analyst Māori Leanne Manson has resigned, to take up a senior role at Pharmac as pou tohu mātāmua (principal advisor) te whaioranga (Māori responsiveness strategy).

Professional nursing advisor (PNA) Margaret Cain retired in August after 26 years. Glenda Alexander has been appointed permanently as industrial services team manager, after acting in the role for the last 16 months. PNA Wendy Blair has been appointed as NZNO competency advisor.

Recruitment for a new NZNO chief executive was progressing, NZNO human resources advisor Leisanne Fraser said. Acting chief executive Mairi Lucas, acting nursing and professional services manager Kate Weston and acting associate nursing and professional services manager Angela Clark would have their secondments extended until early October.