Executive Leadership Team

Elected Members' main relationship is with Council's Chief Executive. The Mayor and Councillors employ this person, who is in turn responsible for employing all other Council staff. They are also responsible for setting up and maintaining Council's operational structure.

Kaipara District Council staff are divided into five operational groups. Each of these groups are managed by one of the Executive Team. Their details are below:

Jason Marris Interim Chief Executive

Jason Marris

Interim Chief Executive

Executive Assistant: Debbie Taylor
09 4391186
Chief Executive

Michael Day acting GM Engagement and Transformation

Michael Day

Acting General Manager - Engagement & Transformation

Michael Day

09 439 9266

Main areas of responsibility

  • Iwi relations
  • Governance
  • Strategy
  • Policy
  • Council Property and Land
  • Communications
  • Community relationships
 Anin Nama GM Infrastructure Services

Anin Nama

General Manager - Infrastructure Services

Anin Nama

09 439 1129

Main areas of responsibility

  • Waters and Waste
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Northland Transportation Alliance
  • Development Engineers
Sue Davidson GM Sustainable Growth & Investment

Sue Davidson

General Manager - Sustainable Growth & Investment

Sue Davidson

09 439 1233

Main areas of responsibility

  • Planning (Resource & Building Consenting)
  • Financial Services
  • Revenue
Hayley Worthington GM Customer Experience

Hayley Worthington

General Manager - Customer Experience

Hayley Worthington

09 439 1158

Main areas of responsibility

  • Customer Services
  • Library
  • IT
  • Regulatory (Food, Alcohol, Animals, Health and Noise)
  • Project Management
 Sarah Morris GM People and Capability

Sarah Morris

General Manager - People & Capability

Sarah Morris

09 439 1142

Main areas of responsibility

  • Health & Safety
  • HR
  • Recruitment