Our Board

Erin Maloney - President

I have worked as a registered ECE teacher for the past 12 years, both here and Australia, my experience in the field is inclusive of family day care (Australia’s take on Home based) Home Based and

Susan Phua - Immediate Past President
Past President

Co-Director Wild Things

Member NZHECEA since 1996

Qualifications : Diploma of Teaching Early Childhood Education 1996

Dunedin College of Education

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.

Penelope Janes
Board Member

I am a qualified and certificated early childhood teacher, and have a bachelors degree in Education and English Language.

Kelly Brown
Board Member

I am a dedicated and fully registered Early Childhood Teacher with over 32 years experience in the early childhood sector and have my Bachelor of Teaching ECE and full Teacher registration.  I have

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.

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