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

Registration and Recertification Officer   

Kirsten Millar

Registration and Recertification Officer   

Sean Phillips

Registration and Recertification Officer   

Christina McDonald

Registration and Recertification Officer 

Caroline Morris

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

Sophie Hazelhurst

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