Meet The Executive

Sheryl Fitzsimmons  Sheryl Fitzsimons – President

I feel fortunate to have been Head Science Technician at Nelson College for Girls since 2005.

Terry Price Terry Price – Past President

I have been a Science Technician for over 10 years. I am currently the Lab Manager and have been involved in giving workshops, electronic media and technician education for a number of years.

Monique px jpg Monique Arts – Secretary

I have been a School Science Technician at John Paul College, Rotorua for almost 20 years.  Prior to that I have had experience in varying analytical fields ranging from packaging testing, to industrial laboratories and also in the pharmaceutical industry where my love was microbiological testing.  I headed the team that delivered the successful ConSTANZ13 Conference in Rotorua in 2013.  I feel honoured to have been elected to the Executive and I look forward to making many positive contributions with a particular focus on making safety systems and regulations, including storage, easily obtainable, easily understood and universal.

 Jane Lieshout – Treasurer

I have been a science technician for 7 years at St Patrick’s College.

David Cook Photo David Cook – Communications

I have been a technician at 3 schools and am in my 10th year as a technician. I have been on the executive since 2011 serving as Communications officer over that time.

Ann Brimmer Ann Brimmer – Newsletter Editor

I have worked at Rotorua Boys High School since 1988.

Copy of Janice portrait Janice Deverick – IT Administration

I have been a School Science Technician since 2004, firstly at Papakura High School, and currently at Alfriston College.  I’m excited to be a member of the Executive, working with and for you all.

 Arwen Heyworth – Advocacy

I have a background in Biological Studies and have been working as a Laboratory Manager at Onehunga High School for nearly 10 years.  I have the Advocacy portfolio on the Executive which I hope to use as a platform for raising the profile of Science Technicians nationwide.