B.A., Dip Teaching, Dip Dispute Resolution.  Founding member of Devonport Heritage, past Chairperson and current Deputy Chairperson of Devonport Heritage. Trish combined her passion for the preservation of local heritage buildings and significant sites while advancing her career as a secondary teacher, and became Assistant Principal at Kelston Girls’ College (2003-2013). As a member of the Devonport Takapuna Local Board (2019-2022) she promoted a greater understanding of the heritage values and the need to preserve the significant NZ history associated with the North Shore. Active in community issues and council hearings, and seeks to ensure Auckland’s Historic Heritage Areas and Special Character Areas are protected and maintained.