Board Members


Sue Beresford - Chairperson

Sue is a registered psychotherapist who has worked in the mental health eld for over 20 years. Her experience includes working within WDHB and ADHB services as well as an NGO on the north shore. She has a passion for the wellbeing of adolescents and adults. Now working full time in private practice, Sue is privileged to see the positive changes people make when confronting the challenges that occur in life. 


Maurice Murphy - Treasurer

Maurice has had an extensive career in the banking industry spanning New Zealand, Singapore and Australia. He is currently employed in a position with the Co-operative Bank. Having spent part of his career in Asia he has a particular interest in working with other cultures and also embraces diversity within the wider community. His interests include road cycling, reading travel and caravanning. He and his wife Jan have 3 adult children with 2 in New Zealand and one in the USA. They have 6 grand children 


Lee Reygate

Lee has worked in health for over 20 years, initially in intellectual disability and for the last 18 years mental health. He has worked in a number of roles and is currently employed with Connect Support Recovery as a general manager for operations. Prior to his current position Lee worked for 5 years as a planner and funder for the Waitemata and Auckland District Health Boards. Lee has degrees in psychology and philosophy, health science (occupational therapy), and a master’s degree in management. He has particular interests in the development of primary mental health services and the use of social outcome indicators (examples include employment and housing) for those people who use mental health services.

  • Jo Seto
  • Clayton Rangitutia
  • Russell Bowden
  • Robyn Lentell
  • Kathryn Ryan



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