MEG Martin - Manager
Canadian born Meg has been the Manager of Volunteer Marlborough since the beginning of 2013, although she has been with the organisation since May of 2011, not long after arriving in New Zealand.
Volunteering and community involvement has always been important to Meg and she has put her hand up for many opportunities over the years including various roles on school PTAs, Victim Support, Girl Guiding, and street appeals. She recently served as a Trustee on the Board for Literacy Marlborough and Foster Hope.
Meg is married with 3 teenage children, is an avid reader and an enthusiastic geocacher.
hannah cunningham - coordinator for volunteer services
Hannah joined the Volunteer Marlborough team in August 2017 to take on the role of Coordinator for Volunteer Services. In this role, Hannah liaises with both volunteers and organisations, seeks to match them up, and also runs the Volunteer Marlborough Facebook page.
Hannah believes volunteering is an invaluable part of society. Hannah was introduced to world of volunteering at a young age when she joined the volunteer team at The Salvation Army Family Store at 14. Since then, she has gained a wide range of personal volunteering experience including: collecting for charity street appeals, hands-on helping in a drop-in centre for homeless people (Wellington), helping to coordinate the Marlborough region for the Sending Love movement in 2017, managing the Facebook presence of a local non-profit organisation, and supporting people learning to use smart phone technology.
Hannah grew up in Blenheim and returned in 2016 after completing her university studies. Hannah now lives locally with her cat, and enjoys embroidery and reading in her spare time.
Rory crawford - Facilitator for youth on boards
Rory, who hails from Glasgow in Scotland, has taken on the Youth on Boards Programme facilitator role.
He moved to New Zealand upon completion of a Degree in Sport Management in 2016 and, following a quick stint in Wellington, moved down to Blenheim in November 2017.
Rory is passionate in ensuring that young people's voices are heard and acted upon. Rory has been involved in a number of committees and governance roles since the age of 16, both in Scotland and here in New Zealand. Outside of work, Rory is a keen hockey player, representing Marlborough numerous times since his arrival in the province.