Management Team





Annette Burgess

Annette is the Executive Officer of the Geyser Community Foundation and is responsible for its day-to-day operations. A Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand, she is a Past President of the Rotary Club of Rotorua Lakes and a Paul Harris Fellow. Annette has considerable experience in the community sector having worked with a number of community organisations, both locally and nationally, including The Tindall Foundation, JR McKenzie Trust and Rotorua Trust. You can contact Annette on (07) 349 7496 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




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Vicky Powell

Vicky Powell is Geyser’s new Executive Assistant. She brings a wealth of skills and experience in office admin, database management, publishing and website design to her new role. Passionate about the non-profit sector, Vicky co-founded a small charity in her twenties to raise funds for marine mammal research. Originally from Katikati, Vicky moved to Rotorua 20 years ago. A keen mountain biker, Vicky can be found enjoying the trails in Whakarewarewa Forest in her spare time.




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