Leanne was appointed to the Board in March 2016. Leanne is a Chartered Accountant and is the CFO at Waitomo Petroleum Ltd in Hamilton. A lot of her spare time is spent volunteering through Altrusa International where she currently serves on the International Board of Directors and in July 2017 was installed as the International President. Leanne was born and raised in Gisborne and moved to Te Awamutu over 20 years ago so still counts herself as “new” to the community. She is an avid soft toy collector and enjoys reading and walking in her rare periods of spare time.