Waitematā Community Law Centre is governed by a Board comprising of members from the local community as well as the legal profession.
Jordan Cole Jordan has extensive experience in professional services management at a national level, having worked for large law firms most of his career. His experience in operational management means he brings a wealth of knowledge in areas of procurement, health and safety, risk management, strategic planning, sustainability, business continuity, project management and financial management.
Jordan understands the value of access to quality legal services and is committed to supporting the Board and wider team at WaiLaw to feel empowered to serve our community.
Board Member TBC We are in the process of recruiting for new Board Members. If this of interest to you please get in touch.
Malcolm English Malcolm is a lawyer with almost 20 years experience. He is a senior lawyer at the Waitakere Public Defence service.
He has a long history of commitment to access to justice having previously worked for the Grey Lynn neighborhood law office for around 5 years, and also having spent 2 years volunteering as a legal adviser in the Solomon Islands.
Rob Mackenzie Rob is retired and has been a WCLC board member for for more than 5 years He has recently returned to the Board after a year’s sabbatical.
He has a background in retail, procurement, retail , purchasing and property. His previous employers The Warehouse, Whangarei District Council and Kahui Tu Kaha
He is currently the Chairperson of the board for CAB Northshore. He lives at Manly on the Whangaparoa with his partner Rose.
Dunja Pjevic Dunja has extensive front-line and service management experience in social and community services. She has worked in child care and protection, youth mental health and child and family services, with a particular focus on providing specialised support to families and children in need. Dunja also has a special interest in data analysis and continuous improvement, and professional supervision in the social sector.
In her practice, Dunja is driven by ''the best interest of a child'' approach and is a strong advocate for children to be heard, understood and their perspective considered.
With passion for community engagement and development, and as a member of the Board, Dunja is eager to help create safe, caring and supporting communities with equal access to supporting services for everyone.