The role of the staff is to service the Council by managing the delivery of its statutory functions; implementing its strategic direction to support its mission and vision; and by managing the projects required to support its goals in the regulation of oral health in New Zealand.


The members of the staff are:


Chief Executive

Marie Warner 

Executive Assistant/Council Secretary 

Lagi Asi 


Mark Rodgers 

Deputy Registrar

Alicia Clark

Case Manager

Kelly Douglas

Registration and Recertification Officer   

Kirsten Millar

Registration and Recertification Officer   

Christina McDonald

Business & Planning Manager

Tracy Tutty

Financial Accountant

Dyan Young

Business & Finance Assistant

Karen Zhu

IT Business Analyst

Samuel Major

Standards & Accreditation Manager

Suzanne Bornman 

Standards Administration Assistant

Katherine Green

Communications & Engagement Specialist


Senior Policy Analyst

Mereana Ruri

Legal & Special Projects Advisor

Valentina Vassiliadis 

Professional Advisors


Dexter Bambery  


Marijke van der Leij Conway 


Rachael Gibson


Barry Williams 

Standards and Policy