ABOUT OUR BOARD MEMBERS

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JACKIE COLLIAR

CROWN APPOINTEE

Ko Taupiri te Maunga, ko Waikato te Awa, ko Tainui te Waka, ko Waikato te Iwi, ko Ngaati Mahuta toku Haapu, ko Taniwha raua ko Waahi o ngaa Marae.
An experienced governor and director, Jackie currently serves as a member of the executive board for Waikato-Tainui (Te Arataura), is a board member of the Waikato-Tainui College for Research and Development, as well as an intern member of the Waikato District Council Water Governance Board. Jackie is also a trustee for Taniwha Marae. Professionally, Jackie is an Environmental Engineer, Researcher and Infrastructure Strategist with over 20 years’ experience working for and with communities, local authorities, iwi and the private sector. Jackie's work currently focuses on three-waters infrastructure strategic planning and development. Jackie is passionate and committed to the restoration and enhancement of the Waikato River and actively works towards achieving the objectives of Te Ture Whaimana both professionally and in her governance roles.