Jan’s governance experience ranges from managing a small Trust that raises funds for up-and-coming female sailors, to a recent three-year term on the Tennis NZ Board. Her governance work has extended over some 15 years; she completed the Institute of Directors Company Director course, attended many Sport NZ and IoD training courses and has been a recipient of Sport NZ’s scholarship under the Women in Governance programme.
Jan has a range of relevant capabilities, experience and involvement in the sports and administrative fields from competing in sport at the highest level – the Olympic Games (three times) and winning a silver medal (yachting) – to participating in fun events, through to managing groups and instructing. She gained a Masters of Business Studies (Management of Sport) degree at Massey University (2002).
Jan has skied all her life and has a real passion for the success of the sport in New Zealand.
Jan was elected to the Snow Sports NZ Board in October 2016.