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Lead Facilitator

Kirin Swann

Assistant Facilitator
DIC Elenoa Fonua

elenoa fonua

Walk with Confidence Tutor

logan fenton

Walk with Confidence Tutor

Jackie tuipoloa

Walk with Confidence Tutor

jeanavieve pome'e

Walk with Confidence Tutor

Devereaux Trego

Programme Assistant


Jessica fonoti - chair

Born and bred in South Auckland, Jessica Fonoti has worked in the social services sector for the past 20 years with a passion for supporting families to create sustainable outcomes. Jessica studied at the University of Auckland and holds a Bachelor of Social Work and Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Supervision. Raised in the Samoan Congregational Christian Church, she is well connected to her community and supports the Auckland Parents of Deaf Children charity as well as Dressed in Confidence as the chair.

faaiu seumanutafa - Secretary

Faaiu (Fai) Seumanutafa is of Samoan descent and hails from Otara, South Auckland. Her upbringing in the Samoan Congregational Christian Church community has provided her with a sound understanding of service and commitment to family and community. She thrives in fast-paced and challenging environments that exercise her quick strategic thinking, troubleshooting skills and showcase her flexibility in operations and approach. Her current professional roles include Business Analyst for Mercury NZ Ltd, and Operations Manager for Pacific Fusion Fashion (PFFS), a culmination of her dedication to professional development. She has also recently completed training in the Executive Ready Programme facilitated by Woman and Leadership AU/NZ 2021, and the Institute of Directors NZ program, Governance Essentials. An active volunteer for various community organisations and projects, Fai enjoys contributing her skills and expertise to events that she is passionate about.

nora swann - treasurer

Nora Swann has been a board member of the Kila’s Style Trust since the trust was established in 2017 and continues to be involved at both governance and operational levels. Nora’s governance experience includes being an executive board member for the Samoan Business Network in 2019-2020, Youth Lead for Pacifica Women (Manukau) from 2020-2021, on the advisory panel for NZ School of Art and Fashion in 2021 and a finalist for Emerging Governance Leader category for Women on Boards /Governance NZ 2021.


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