January 2021 - SSPA would like to congratulate Brenda who was recognised on the 2021 New Year’s Honours list. Our National Manager Brenda Pilott has been made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in recognition of her dedication and services to the social and public service sectors. Brenda has been a tireless advocate for pay equity for women and social service sector workers, better resourcing and support for public services and increased recognition of the issues of domestic violence in Aotearoa. We are proud of this well-deserved acknowledgement of Brenda’s hard work throughout her distinguished career. It is fantastic to have Brenda's achievements celebrated. Brenda features in this media release from ANZASW.
December 2020 - Social Service Providers Aotearoa is delighted to announce the appointment of their new Chief Executive, Dr Claire Achmad. “Claire brings with her a vast amount of experience and knowledge and I am excited for the future of SSPA under her guidance,” said Dee-Ann Wolferstan, SSPA Chairperson. Read the media release here.