Louise Tester

May 2016 – Present: Sport Taranaki. Project management – Development of Regional Sports Facility Strategy.
February 2016 – Present: Bishop’s Action Foundation – Pathways to Sustainable Housing in Taranaki.
July 2015 – Present: Tūtaki Youth. Strategic review including stakeholder and communications planning, governance review, RBA evaluation framework, governance support.
May – July 2015: Taranaki District Health Board. Development of Suicide Prevention Strategy and Auahi Kore Strategies and Associated RBA evaluations.
April 2015 – Present – North Taranaki Sport and Recreation Incorporated. Research and Project Management for a major sport and recreation facility development.
April – May 2015. Research and preparation of submissions – TSB Community Trust, Sport Taranaki, Netball Taranaki and Taranaki Rugby
February – June 2015 – Bishops Action Foundation. 10 Year Evaluation
Sept 2014 – Present: Te Puna Trust. Development of business case and funding applications for service expansion, review and revision of organisational policies and procedures and budget planning.
Aug – Nov 2014: Inglewood Welfare Society. Development of Business Case for the expansion of an aged care facility.
Aug – Dec 2014: Sport Taranaki. Development of Strategic Partnerships with Taranaki local authorities and Taranaki District Health Board / Research report – rates of physical activity in Taranaki.
Aug – Oct 2014: The Bishop’s Action Foundation and The Office of the Children’s Commissioner. Child poverty profile for Taranaki.
August 2014: The BMK Group Ltd (on behalf of the TSB Community Trust). Production of executive summary report for the Taranaki 2013 Census Review Report.
Sept 2011 – Aug 2012: South Taranaki District Council. Development and review of local authority bylaws.
July – Sept 2012: Parininihi Ki Waitotara. Development of two education and funding policies
Aug – Sept 2011: Bishops Action Foundation on behalf of the Ministry of Social Development. Development of case studies and an RFP for a Kete Centre for Families and Whanau.
May – August 2011: Bishops Action Foundation. Review of Education Scholarship Scheme.
Sept – Dec 2009: Pinnacle Group. Co-author of the Better Sooner Business Case for the Midlands Primary Health Organisations.
2005 and 2006: Sport Taranaki. Preparation of two external funding applications and reports.

Ethnic Group
Certificate or Diploma, Bachelor Degree, Masters Degree, PhD or Doctorate, Post-Graduate Diploma, Other Qualification
Professional Memberships
New Zealand Women's Studies Association New Zealand Political Studies Association
Area of Expertise
Non-profit Sector, Research and Evaluation, Income, Poverty & Wealth, Drugs & Alcohol, Families/ Whānau & Parenting, Environment, Housing & Homelessness, Children & Youth, Sport & Recreation, Social Services, Women / Wāhine, Community Development, Gambling, Health & Wellbeing, Ageing & Retirement, Poverty & Wealth, I offer Research Mentoring
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