Board of Trustees 2019

The Board of Trustees’ role is to govern the school in partnership with the Principal, Staff and Community.

The Principal’s role is to manage the school in partnership with the staff, Board of Trustees and community.

Current Board Members are:

Desiree Burborough
Chair Person

Hi I’m Desiree Burborough, I’ve been on the BOT for the last two and a half years and I am the current Chair person. My daughter Olivia is in year 5 and I have two other daughters who will be future GVS kids. I’ve loved living in the Greerton community the last five years and really enjoy being a part of the learning and fun happening at GVS. I am a trained teacher and currently teach part time at Pahoia School.

Anne Mackintosh
Tony Fish
Reuban Ginns
Staff Representative/Property
Erika Harvey

Hi! I’m Erika Harvey and I feel extremely privileged to be a GVS board member representing the “treasures” of our school. My daughter Piper has Autism and has been attending GVS since 2015 and absolutely loves it. It is my hope that every child has access to an equitable education and feel extremely thankful to be part of such an amazing school and community. I look forward to meeting you.
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” - Winston Churchill

Correna Andrews

Hello my name is Correna Andrews and I have been a parent rep on the Board for the last 3 years which I have really enjoyed.
I have been involved with GVS for 11 years as all four of my children attended GVS, I volunteered in classrooms and helped out at school events before becoming a Teacher Assistant four years ago.

Lee Walters
Rick Wells

Kia Ora, my name is Rick Wells, and this is my first year on the board as a co elected parent representative. We have three children attending our school and our family is GVS proud. We love our school, love our community and want the best for everyone who attends GVS.

Rachel Ratana
Minutes Secretary

For more information about School Boards visit –

BOT Meeting Minutes – Download.pdf 


Minutes BOT Meeting 26 March 2018.pdf

Minutes BOT Meeting 28 May 2018.pdf

Minutes BOT Meeting 25 June 2018.pdf

Minutes BOT Meeting 20 August 2018.pdf

Minutes BOT Meeting 24 September 2018

Minutes BOT Meeting 29 October 2018

Minutes BOT Meeting 3 December 2018