Commenting on the appointment Abbeyfield chairperson, Peter Smale, says:
“As an experienced professional with a comprehensive background in value-led organisations, Susan offers Abbeyfield a strong set of competencies, a clear values orientation and commitment to making a difference.”
Abbeyfield New Zealand is a not-for-profit organisation providing affordable social housing for older people, offering companionship, security and independence. Twelve Abbeyfield houses supporting 130 residents are operated by volunteers in 15 Abbeyfield Societies affiliated to the national body.
Peter Smale also paid tribute to long serving General Secretary, Chris Armstrong. Read more here.