UFBA Leadership and Governance Workshop

Develop and strengthen your leadership and governance skills at our fully interactive 2.5 day course from 16-18 March in Wellington.

“Leadership is a quality that every firefighter can demonstrate in their brigade, in their personal life and in their career.” George Verry, UFBA Chief Executive Officer.

A UFBA Leadership and Governance Workshop is an ideal opportunity for you to:

We welcome back Damian D'Cruz and Jane Huria as presenters.

Damian D’Cruz

Damian D'Cruz

Damian from Mindspring Limited specialises in leadership workshops for sporting and not-for-profit organisations and has designed and facilitated adult learning since 1992. He has managed a number of leadership workshops for Sport New Zealand who describe him as a 'gifted facilitator'. 

Jane Huria

Jane Huria

Jane from HSR Governance has extensive governance experience through serving on boards, working with boards and teaching governance both in New Zealand and internationally. Jane served on the UFBA Board from 2007 to 2009 as Chairman of the Board’s Remuneration and Governance Committee.

"I feel the UFBA Leadership and Governance course was extremely beneficial and the information I have taken away from it can be used in everyday life, not just Fire Service related." Kerri Pring, Kirwee Volunteer Fire Brigade, October 2016

“The Leadership and Governance workshop is definitely beneficial to anyone wanting to develop or enhance their leadership skills. It provides skills that will assist in dealing with staff and the public we serve. I would recommend this to all Fire Service personnel. Bradley Quinn, Glenbrook Industrial Fire Brigade, October 2016

Apply Now

UFBA manages and covers the cost of all travel arrangements, accommodation and meals for the UFBA Leadership and Governance Workshop from 16-18 March in Wellington

Spaces for this workshop are limited. Nominate yourself or a colleague. Download the Application / Nomination Form below and return to Victoria at the UFBA.

The following workshop will be from 14-16 September in Wellington.

If you have any queries email Victoria or phone 04 237 0265.


UFBA Leadership and Governance Workshop Application / Nomination Form
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