Our Board

Camille Nakhid

Dr Camille Nakhid, Chairperson

Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, Camille is a Senior Lecturer at Auckland University of Technology, Chairperson of Auckland Council Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel, executive member of Waitakere Ethnic Board and band manager and member of the Caribbeanz Southern Stars Steelband.

Tanya Suin

Tanya Suin, Deputy Chairperson

Originally from China and now a New Zealand qualified social worker, Tanya holds many hats in the community. To name but a few, she is the Service Manager of the Chinese Action Network Bridging Trust, a Justice of the Peace, former member of Waitakere Ethnic Board and member of Waitakere Asian Support Group.

Richard Barter

Richard Barter, Secretary

Richard is a founding member of Migrant Action Trust and has held the position of Secretary since its inception. He is the Chair of the Puketapapa Local Board and also serves on the boards of the local church Ministers Association, the Wesley Community Centre and a Neighbourhood Support Group. He has also served on the Roskill Community Board for three terms, two of them as Chairman. His day job is with Tearfund.

Max Adler

Max Adler

A graduate of Leadership New Zealand and currently the Director of Imminent Ltd, Max is the great grandson of a German immigrant who arrived in New Zealand in 1879. His mother was the descendant of English immigrants. Entering the workforce as a law graduate setting up environmental monitoring and compliance in a large city council, he set up his own service design consultancy in 2012, to develop programmes and services for corporate citizens, government and the civil sector that significantly improve quality of life and the environment.