NVCANZ Trust Board
Phil holds the position of NVCANZ Trust Chairperson. Since joining the board in 2009, he has also been responsible for managing the NVCANZ website as well as publishing the monthly newsletter. Since 2005, his active involvement in nonviolent communication and helping to establish and grow NVC community within New Zealand has seen him co-organise community and trainer gatherings, as well as support trainings within NZ from overseas trainers such as Ike Lasater, John Cunningham and Robert Gonzales. He facilitated an NVC practise group in Auckland for 9 years.
Filipa is one of the original founders and trustee’s of the Aotearoa New Zealand NVC Charitable Trust. She was Treasurer from 2008 through 2019 and is currently the Board Secretary. She has been actively involved in Nonviolent Communication since 2005 and through her work Communication for Connection has been teaching NVC around the country since 2010 . She is a professional learning development contractor for the Ministry of Education and provides a free NVC practice group in Hawke’s Bay. Filipa says “I source huge fulfillment from contributing to the growth and connection of the NVC community in Aotearoa and worldwide”. She is the author of NVConnect the recently released, first comprehensive NVC App for mobile devices.
Irma joined the NVCANZ Trust as a Treasurer in December 2019. She has been actively involved in Nonviolent Communication since 2006 and offers trainings in the top of the South Island. She has a background in finance and administration and enjoys supporting the Trust as a board member. She is involved in a financial role within three other not-for-profit organisations and is thus experienced in the requirements of tracking and reporting.