Key People: the following are all founding Trustees
Melissa McLuskie: A qualified and experienced wildlife veterinary nurse and zookeeper, driven to protect and enhance the lives of wildlife. Melissa joined the penguin team January 2014 and is currently undertaking environmental management studies to advance her career into wildlife management.
Julia Graham: Bachelor of Applied Science Environmental Management, Penguin Researcher, Wildlife Responder Maritime NZ – Rena crisis, Team Leader Mount Penguin Monitoring. Chair, WBWT.
Paul Cuming: Coordinator Grey-faced Petrel field work, Wildlife Responder Maritime NZ – Rena crisis, Team Leader Mount Penguin Monitoring
Tim Short: Wildlife Conservator, Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary, Wildlife Responder Maritime NZ – Rena Crisis, Team Leader Mount Penguin Monitoring
Melissa Kellett: Bachelor of Applied Science in Environmental Studies – Currently doing a Masters in Biology through the University of Waikato – Wildlife Responder Maritime NZ, Rena crisis – Mount Penguin Monitoring team member – Coastal sand dune monitoring and protection