SPC members and contacts
Members of the New Zealand Secondary Principals' Council (SPC) are listed with email contact information on this web page.
SPC members serve for two years, and half of the council is elected each November. The Chairperson is elected by council members, the PPTA executive nominates a member, and a PPTA advisory officer acts as secretary.
Secondary Principals' Council (SPC)
Upper, Central & Lower Northland (Area 1): Michael Houghton
Michael is principal of Dargaville High School.
Auckland Northeast (Northern and Eastern wards - Area 2): Christine Allen
Christine is principal of Carmel College.
Auckland Southwest (Southern and Western wards - Area 3): Maurie Abraham
Maurie is principal of Hobsonville Point Secondary School.
Counties-Manukau & Thames Valley (Area 4): Chris Betty
Chris is principal of Tuakau College.
Waikato & Central Plateau (Area 5): Virginia Crawford
Virginia is principal of Fraser High School.
Western Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty (Area 6): Alan Liddle
Alan is principal of Te Puke High School.
Hawkes Bay, East Coast (Area 7): Lance Christiansen
Lance is principal of Central Hawke’s Bay College.
Taranaki, Manawatu-Whanganui (Area 8): Rosey Mabin
Rosey is principal of Inglewood High School.
Wellington, Hutt Valley, Wairarapa (Area 9): Nic Richards
Nic is principal at Naenae College.
Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast (Area 10): Catherine Ewing
Catherine is principal of Nelson College for Girls.
Canterbury, Aoraki (Area 11): Rachel Alayne Skelton
Rachel is principal of Rolleston College.
Otago-Southland region (Area 12): Tara Quinney
Tara is principal of Saint Peter's College.
Area School Principals: Karyn Gray
Karyn Gray is principal of Raphael House Rudolf Steiner Area School
Māori Principals: Fleur Wainohu
Fleur is principal of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Wānanga Whare Tapere o Takitimu.
Women principals and SPC chair: Kate Gainsford
Kate is principal of Aotea College, Porirua.
Secretary to SPC: Fran Renton
PPTA Executive member: Simon Reid
PPTA Field Officer: Roger Tobin