Our Board

Erin Maloney - President

Erin Maloney is the President of the New Zealand Home Base Association and Managing Director of Tiny Nation, a new home-based early learning service founded in 2019.

Susan Phua - Immediate Past President
Past President

I am currently the Past President of the NZHBECEA having held the President’s role from 2017 to 2020.

Kerry Adams - Finance Director
Finance Director

Kerry is the proud and passionate owner of Selwyn Kids Limited and DAA – Chartered Accountants holding a degree in Commerce and Management from Lincoln University.

Kelly Brown
Board Member

I am a dedicated Early Childhood Teacher with over 33 years experience in the early childhood sector.  I have worked in various capacities from preschool teacher, Visiting Teacher, facilitator of p

Tracy Cross
Board Member

I am Team leader at Pioneers Home ( previously Dunedin Community Childcare Association.)

Veronica Kidd
Board Member

I am an experienced Early Childhood Teacher who has worked in the field of ECE for 25 years. I have worked in Kindergarten, Education and Care Centres and in Homebased ECE.

Sam Christians
Board member

I have been in the Early Childhood sector for the last 17 years and the Homebased sector for the last 10 years.

Bethany Fox
Board Member

Bethany Fox is one of the board members for the New Zealand Home Based Association and the owner of Little Red Fox ECE homebased childcare.

Deirdre Moran - Executive Administrator

Deirdre Moran joined the HBCA team in 2017 having spent her NZ working career to date from early 2008 in the non-for-profit sector - firstly as a Membership Services Manager, and more recently as a