Gael McKechnie

Regional Senior Area Committee Relationship Manager

Gael McKechnie came to St John in 1999 as an Events volunteer following a successful career in New Zealand and Canada in corporate administration.

In 2003 Gael became the executive support for Regional General Manager. In her time in this role Gael supported the roll out of community programmes within the region and volunteered her time as the Levin Area Committee Chair.

In 2008 she was admitted to the Order of St John in recognition for her service as both a volunteer and paid staff member.

In 2010 she transitioned to the role of Area Committee Relationship Manager before moving to her current position as Central Region Senior Area Committee Relationship Manager.

Based in Palmerston North, Gael leads a dynamic team of four relationship managers who provide vital support, advice and mentoring for St John Area Committees from Wellington through to north Waikato and coast to coast.

Gael McKechnie
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