Dunedin City Council – Media release
DCC Appoints Highlanders’ Board Rep
Last reviewed: 22 Dec 2009 12:00pm
At its last meeting of 2009 the Dunedin City Council approved the appointment of Kereyn Smith as its director on the Highlanders’ Board.
Ms Smith has extensive experience in the high performing sports field. She is currently CEO of the NZ Academy of Sport South Island as well as Vice President of International Netball Federation Ltd. She is also a trustee of the Carisbrook Stadium Charitable Trust and a past General Manager of the Hillary Commission for Sport, Fitness and Leisure.
Mayor Peter Chin comments: “Kereyn Smith’s appointment offers a high level of administrative experience and an elite performing sports dimension to the Highlanders??? Board together with a strong focus on community engagement. She is an ideal appointment to represent the Council, and therefore the community’s, interest on the Board.”
Contact DCC on 477 4000.
### ODT Online Wed, 23 Dec 2009
First woman on Highlanders board
By David Loughrey
Kereyn Smith’s appointment to the Highlanders board has broken new ground for rugby in the South – she is the franchise’s first female director.
Posted by Elizabeth Kerr