Growing and enhancing our community asset for the sustainable benefit of the Trust's beneficiaries both now and in the future.
WESCT has five Trustees, an election to be held by Major Customers in Feb/Mar 2020 for a further Trustee
WESCT Trustees - further information
Local resident and agricultural consultant, Peter sees this as an important time for the company as a result of changes in technology and energy sources.
He believes in inter generational community ownership of TLC and that the financial and governance experience he brings will help guide the right balance between excellent investment for those owners and great service to all TLC’s customers.
Of Ngāti Maniapoto and Ngā Rauru descent, Erin is passionate about people and is heavily invested in wanting to make a difference for her iwi and community.
Erin sees The Lines Company as an important intergenerational asset that plays a large role in contributing towards the economic and social well-being of the wider Maniapoto community, both as a major employer and contributor to the economic landscape within the King Country.
Raised in Otorohanga, Nigel is an experienced business and customer services manager. As a passionate community advocate, he has an educated awareness of the issues facing TLC's customers relevant to the supply and use of energy.
Nigel believes that at a governance level WESCT has obligations to deliver effective customer representation, to ensure the long-term sustainability of TLC and to enable affordable energy supply.
King Country born and bred, William farms alongside holding a number of governance roles.
He believes strongly in WESCT’s responsibility for this intergenerational asset and the Trust’s role ensuring the company runs efficiently, provides an affordable electricity supply and the highest levels of service practicable in the region’s challenging environment. He sees TLC as an economic enabler providing meaningful benefits, while supporting community energy efficiency initiatives.
A qualified accountant with over 20 years’ corporate and government experience, Waitomo Caves-based Janette is a company director, regional industry representative and small business owner.
She believes the Trust and its ownership of The Lines Company are very important community assets and is honoured to contribute to its governance and strategy on behalf of all its beneficial owners.