Skylight Staff

Our staff members have come with many different backgrounds, qualifications and life experiences to form a strong team. We are committed, hard working and passionate about our work.

Chief Executive
Heather Henare

Heather started her role as Chief Executive in February 2015. Heather is a qualified Senior Social Worker and has held positions at Child Youth and Family as a Senior Practice Consultant and Senior Advisory Officer. In her last role Heather led Women's Refuge for over 10 years.

Marlyse Hauser

Marlyse will be the first point of contact in person on reception, or on the phone, for anyone connecting with us. She also coordinates the Parenting Through Separation courses. 

Fundraising & Events Manager
Stephanie Garvey

Clinical Leader
Ariella Moscoso Lira

HR and Operations Manager
Christy-Anne Rankin

Contracts Manager
Caroline Speight

Programme Coordinator MoJ
Debbie Ferrere

Programme Coordinator MoH
Lisa Reynolds

Programme Amdinistrators MoH
Chelsey Reed and Tia Farrell

National Resource Centre Coordinator 
Jenny McIntosh - Dip Nursing, Dip Counselling

Resource Centre Assistant
Gaayathri Nair - Bachelor of Counselling

Counselling Team
Sherine Mettini - Bachelor of Counselling, Professional Member NZAC
Kimberley Bignell - BA, Bachelor Counselling, Provisional Member NZAC
Maria Lloyd - Bachelor of Counselling, Professional Member NZAC
David Stockdale - Bachelor of Counselling, Professional Member NZAC
Gaayathri Nair - PGDip Counselling, Provisional Member NZAC

Counselling Coordinator
Sarah Medlicott
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