Kaitiaki | Our board

We have a sector-led board made up of representatives from our member organisations.

Our board
  • Deb Fraser - Platform Trust | Our board
  • Deb Fraser

    Deb has over three decades of leadership and governance experience working in mental health & addiction services and is currently the Director at Whakaata Tohu Tohu | Mirror Services based in Ōtepoti. Deb has been pivotal in addressing gaps in service provision across the southern district, developing a range of initiatives for tamariki, rangatahi and their whānau, so they can achieve their full potential. She is the Co-Chair of the National Committee for Addiction Treatment (NCAT) and has a particular interest in ‘ethics’ in counselling practice & serves on the NZAC Ethics Committee.

    Deb brings lived experience of addiction and understands the successes & challenges of recovery. She remains attuned to the current issues experienced by those facing the impacts of addiction and continues to be strategic & advocate for responsive approaches & support.

    Deb is married and is raising her granddaughter; she enjoys keeping fit & staying connected to her community.

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