Bio and vision for The Migrant Times

In response to a request from The Migrant Times for a short bio and my vision for my ward:

Bio (35 words): 
I have a background in the technology sector, and work for Te Ora Hou Ōtautahi, where I manage the school attendance service. I have chaired my local school board and served with other community organizations.

Vision for Papanui Ward (35 words): 
My vision for Papanui Ward is:
– A connected community where people know and care for each other.
– Building on the great work of the Shirley-Papanui board, especially with social issues, community safety, and transport/traffic.