Meet the GETBA team
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    Jane Tongatule - General Manager

    Jane joined GETBA in early 2010 upon the association’s transition to a target-rate funded organisation. Tasked with taking the association to the next level, she rebranded, and introduced new systems, services and activities to support the larger membership base of over 2,000 business and property owners.

    Jane is responsible for driving the strategic execution of the association’s plans. She came to GETBA from a business development role at MIT, and prior to that was Membership Manager for the Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce.

     

    P 09 273 6274

    M 021 993 380

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    Karen Hadley - Operations Manager

    Karen joined the team in November 2013. She lives locally in Cockle Bay and has watched the growth of this industrial area with great interest.

    Her experience includes 15 years with a publicly listed IT company, latterly in senior management roles. Karen is responsible for the smooth and efficient running of the organisation.

     

    P 09 273 6274

    M 021 331 424

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    Poutoa Papalii - Crime Prevention Manager

    Joining the GETBA team in November 2014, Poutoa brings experience in developing and co-ordinating neighbourhood support teams and CPTED projects for a number of years in Otara. As such he comes highly recommended by our NZ Police partners.

    He is also a business owner and was an elected member of the Otara-Papatoetoe Local Board from 2010-2013.

     

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    Lizzie Hackworthy - Communications & Events Manager

    Lizzie joined GETBA in May 2016 and takes care of our Communications & Events. She coordinates functions, manages the GETBA website, writes for our quarterly magazine FOCUS and more!

    Lizzie is from the UK and has a background in marketing administration, along with an honours degree in Tourism & Marketing Management. Outside of work she loves to explore NZ and prioritises catching up with friends and family, either in person or via Skype.

     

    P 09 273 6274

    M 027 527 9773