Stephen Carr – Executive Director
Stephen Carr joined the 20/20 Trust as Executive Director in November 2016. With a background in both the commercial and not-for-profit sectors, he has worked in a diverse range of industries including Agriculture, Education, Defence, Engineering, Construction and Information Technology.
Stephen has a wide range of experience in senior management, organisational development, business growth and governance. Having worked for three educational charities he has a passion for education, knows its potential for transforming lives and believes our digital inclusion programmes will offer every New Zealander the opportunity to communicate, innovate and deliver economic growth to their whānau.
He has previously constructed a network of partnerships that enabled delivery of vital educational opportunities to continue in rural areas. These partnerships successfully ran in Hawkes’ Bay, Taranaki, Manawatu, Waikato and most critically in Tai Tokerau.
He also created one of the first Trades Academies in New Zealand. The Primary Industries Trades Academy (PITA) continues to be a highly successful partnership between schools, the rural community, the Ministry of Education and Taratahi.
During this time, he developed strong relationships with local, regional and national government, iwi, Māori incorporations, industry groups, NGOs, media, advisers, tertiary education institutions and others.
Stephen is a Bachelor in Applied Management majoring in Strategic Management and when not at work he will either be mountain biking, renovating a 1958 Landrover or trying to become a better photographer.
Sue Kini has been involved with the 20/20 Trust since July 2009. Initially Sue was the Computers in Homes Regional Coordinator for Northland, in 2015 she became the Stepping UP Product Manager and in 2017 Northern Area Manager, which she now manages alongside her coordinator role.
Sue has a background in computer training, working for a PTE for five years before going into business for herself as a one-on-one computer trainer contracting to several different organisations.
Her enthusiasm for adult digital literacy does not waver and she says her work for the Trust has provided her with her best job satisfaction ever.
Sue West joined 20/20 as Auckland Area Manager on 28 July 2016. She will provide leadership in responding to digital inequality specifically in South and West Auckland.
Over the last year, 20/20 Trust has significantly increased the number of families and learners in Auckland that participate in our Computers in Homes and Kiwiskills Jobseeker programmes. Sue will enable us to work more closely with TSI (the Southern Initiative) and with our strategic partner Internet NZ, as well as developing other partnerships in the Auckland area, using her networks and the 20/20 Trust programmes to further improve digital access and skills across Auckland.
Sue is a digital education professional with more than 25 years experience, and previously was Market Development and Digital Manager for Coastguard Boating Education, and has worked in primary and tertiary education, as well as leading ICT and eLearning projects.
In January 2017, Shona became Lower North Island Area Manager, covering Manawatu, Horowhenua, Kapiti and Wellington, and also managing the 20/20 Refugee programme.
Shona also continues her long standing role as Regional Coordinator for Computers in Homes in Manawatu, Horowhenua and Kapiti.
Sue Davidson – South Island Area Manager and Computers in Homes Product Manager
Kia ora! I’m Sue Davidson. I have been involved with the 20/20 Trust and the Computers in Homes programme for over 8 years. It’s a privilege to be a part of an organisation that reaches out and supports whānau and community with amazing digital opportunities.
Sue also continues her long standing role as Regional Coordinator for Computers in Homes in Christchurch.
Laurence runs a private company specialising in the use of information and communication technologies in education. Since 1997 he has provided consulting and project management services to the Ministry of Education and other government and private sector organisations. Prior to that he worked in a business development role at Telecom New Zealand, where he supported education institutions and businesses that were interested in exploring the effective use of ICTs.
Laurence was a 20/20 trustee from 1997 until 2009, including chair from 1998 – 2000. From 2009 he contracted to the Trust in the role of Contracts Director and since 2016 he has been providing administrative support as Operations Manager.
Carol Bourn – Finance and Office Administrator
Carol is responsible for the day to day running of the 20/20 Trust’s national office, supporting the delivery teams, Executive Director and Board of Trustees with a variety of functions of the Trust.
She is the go-to person for all financial management, reporting and budgeting.
Previous roles include Practice Manager for a Professional Services firm and an Education Consultancy.
Carol has a Business Degree majoring in Communications and Marketing.
Bill Dashfield manages the 20/20 Trust’s websites and internal systems. He has overall responsibility for their quality, usability, development and technical support, and supports and mentors 20/20’s distributed team of content owners. He is enthusiastic about digital inclusion and the value of the web and Cloud applications to community and voluntary organisations and a co-organiser of Net2 Wellington.
Bill worked in the IT industry in programming, customer support, training, marketing and media relations; he has managed and developed commercial and community websites since the start of the web.
From 1996-2003 Bill was a 20/20 Trustee, before stepping down to manage Community Net Aotearoa and advise on community aspects of the Government’s Digital Strategy, as well as community ICT research and web accessibility and usability.
Sue West – Auckland Area Manager & West Auckland Coordinator
Maria Green – Project Coordinator
In March 2017, Sue West, 20/20 Auckland Manager, announced the appointment of Maria Green as Project Coordinator to further increase the 20/20 Trust’s capacity to address the challenges of digital inclusion in Auckland.
“Maria will bring a range of valuable skills and experience to the team. With a background in Sociology and Management, Maria will help strengthen and contribute to the growth in Auckland as the team responds and adapts to the growing needs of the region.”
Visit Computers in Homes Auckland Region for more information
Computers in Homes Team
Sue Davidson – Product Manager, Christchurch Regional Coordinator and South Island Area Manager
Kristina Parbhu was recommended to us from the Turangi Computers in Homes project and joined the 20/20 Trust in February 2014; after returning home to Wellington. Employed as the Computer Technician at Tongariro School for 5 years, Kristina had the opportunity to champion and support their Computers in Homes intake; training and graduating 18 families in basic desktop computing.
Kristina now manages the Computers in Homes families’ Automatic Payments and the BYOD Equity Pilot Programme.
Barbara teaches in the School of Policy and Implementation at the College of Education, Victoria University of Wellington. She offers courses on the policy and usage of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) in education and community/family settings. Barbara was a Trustee from 1998 – 2016 and was part of the team that developed Computers in Homes in 2000.
Her current research interests include examining the use of Web 2.0 tools in teaching and learning, evaluating aggregated learning networks and research into family and community responses to new technologies including social networking.
She has long been involved in research projects evaluating community ICT projects. Through this work she is connected to the international Community Informatics Research Network, developing evaluation frameworks for measuring social, educational and economic benefits of digital connections.
ICDL and KiwiSkills
Collectively our team have a wealth of knowledge, skills and experience to offer our clients and effectively manage the New Zealand ICDL and KiwiSkills programmes. We are passionate about people realising their full potential and being able to fully participate in the digital world.
June manages the ICDL/KiwiSkills programme and team in NZ. Prior to joining the 2020 Trust June worked as Partnership & Development Manager for a charity that positively impacts youth employment in NZ.
June has extensive experience in the third sector as well as commercial enterprises. Her areas of expertise are in business and partnership development, sales management, process improvement and corporate social responsibility.
Karin Elliott, ICDL/KiwiSkills Programme Coordinator
She manages the online training and testing tools for and associated databases for ICDL, provides technical support, advice and training to the 20/20 Trust’s many ICDL training partners and Authorised Test Centres in New Zealand.
Eleanor Dashfield, ICDL/KiwiSkills Administrative Assistant
She provides technical support, advice and training to the 20/20 Trust’s many ICDL training partners and Authorised Test Centres.
Sue Kini, Stepping UP Product Manager, Northland Regional Coordinator and Northern Area Manager
The ongoing success of the 20/20 Trust’s digital literacy programmes relies on both government support and partnerships with local communities. The regional coordinators and their local steering committees play an absolutely critical role in managing the roll out of Computers in Homes and other programmes in their regions. The results achieved are a tribute to their efforts and commitment to the programme.
The 20/20 Trust is fortunate to have exceptional regional coordinators who provide the energy to drive the programmes in their local areas, supported by the national team and delivery partners.
Contact details for all the regional coordinators are on the Computers in Homes website; they now manage regional aspects of other 20/20 Trust programmes as well as coordinating Computers in Homes.