Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure WDC elects co-chairs

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council has confirmed the election of John Chapman (Tuwharetoa, Whakatohea, Te Whanau Apanui) and Elena Trout as co-chairs of the Council.

Elena Trout was previously chair of the Interim Establishment Board for the Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council, and John Chapman was a member.

“We are delighted that Elena and John will continue with the great work and partnership they forged as part of the interim Establishment Board.” noted Council member Kieren Mallon.

The featured image is of Hon. Chris Hipkins with Waihanga Ara Rau Council members and was taken at the WDC induction event in July.

From left to right: John Chapman (Co-Chair), Daniel Haines, Chantelle Bailey, Hon Chris Hipkins (in attendance), Bill Newson, Elena Trout (Co-Chair), Brendon Green, Kieren Mallon, Tracy Davis. Not present: Jan O’Neill.

Biographical details for Council members can be found on the TEC website.