Board of Trustees

Michael Schimanski – BCM, CA

Michael is a chartered accountant and a senior partner of Kendons Business Advisors and Chartered Accountants, Christchurch. Current Chair of the CDF, prior to which Michael was a CDF Trustee since June 2014. Also Secretary of the Christchurch Diocesan Foundation, a member of the St Joseph’s Papanui Parish Finance team and Trustee on The Marralomeda Charitable Trust Board. Michael is married to Tania and they have two daughters.

Sarah Barrer

Sarah has been working in the not-for-profit industry since 2008, heading Barrer & Co since 2012. With a vision to support organisations to achieve their fundraising goals through developing effective strategy and relationship management Sarah’s driving passion is to focus on the individual needs of an organisation and work alongside them to provide solutions within their context. Sarah has helped more than 85 not-for-profits in the areas of capital campaigns, operational efficiency, long-term funding sustainability and increases in revenue generation. Sarah was appointed a Trustee of the Catholic Development Fund in October 2019.

Simon Roughan – DC. ICAK

Simon, a registered chiropractor, has post graduate specialities and qualifications in Functional Neurology and Clinical Nutrition. Active in clinical practice Simon is a Director of Roughan Chiropractic Centres in both Christchurch and Hokitika. He is a registered faculty member for two international chiropractic universities for interns coming to NZ for clinical expertise. Simon and his wife have seven children and remain active in diocesan marriage education programmes. Simon was appointed a Trustee of the Catholic Development Fund in October 2003.

Richard Bailey – BCM, B.Com (Hons), CA , Member of the Institute of Directors

Richard, a chartered accountant with commerce degree from Lincoln University, is a Partner in Deloitte’s Christchurch Corporate Finance practice. For the past 15 years, he has specialised in providing strategic financial management and performance improvement advice to his clients. Richard is married to Nicole and they have two sons. He has been a Trustee of the CDF since January 2016.

Graeme Wilson M.Com (Hons) B.Com CA

Graeme is a chartered accountant with over thirty years’ commercial experience in large corporates. Appointed as a trustee of the CDF in 2019, Graeme is also a trustee of the Clergy Trust Fund and chairs the St Joseph’s Papanui Finance Committee. Married to Louise they have two adult children.

Terry Foote – B.Com, CA

Terry is a chartered accountant with over 25 years’ experience. Currently the Chief Financial Officer for Red Bus Ltd in Christchurch, Terry was appointed a Trustee of the CDF in June 2016.