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Structure and staff

The RVA is a voluntary membership organisation. Its governing body is the Executive Committee, made up of members elected by all accredited village members via a postal ballot before the Annual General Meeting, usually in June.

The Executive Committee for 2016 -2017 is

President : Graham Wilkinson,(Managing Director, Retirement Assets Ltd)
Vice president : Garry Smith (CEO, Selwyn Foundation,)
Immediate Past President : Margaret Owens,(Director Independent Living, Bupa Care Services)
Members : Michelle Burke (Partner, Anthony Harper Lawyers)
Julian Cook (CFO, Summerset Group)
Bruce Cullington (Manager, Acacia Cove Village)
Glen Sowry (CEO, Metlifecare Group)
Gordon MacLeod (Deputy CEO, Ryman Healthcare)
Bill McDonald (CEO, Arvida Group)
Simon O'Dowd (CEO, Alpine Retirement Group)
Earl Gasparich (CEO, Oceania Group)


The team at the RVA office

John Collyns – Executive Director
DDI : 04 499-0449, 021 952-945
email john@retirementvillages.org.nz

Ed Thomas – Association Manager
DDI : 04 499-0448, 021 901 617
email ed@retirementvillages.org.nz

Roisin Burns - Member Administration
DDI 04 499 7090
email memberadmin@retirementvillages.org.nz

General enquiries

Email info@retirementvillages.org.nz

Accounts enquiries

Email Accounts@retirementvillages.org.nz

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