Leadership & Governance Workshops

Build strong, sustainable brigades: Strengthen leadership and goverance 

Strong leadership and governance skills are key to us working together to deliver essential fire and emergency services in our local communities. Enhance vital life skills at an interactive 2.5 day UFBA Leadership and Governance Workshop.

“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:

Damian D'Cruz and Jane Huria facilitate the workshops.

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 highly recommend this hugely beneficial course to all brigade leaders (not just Chiefs) and potential leaders. Well done UFBA!” Howard Logan, Fire Chief Awhitu Rural Fire Force

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2017 Leadership & Governance Workshops:

22-24 June 2017 - a special workshop for rural firefighters

14-16 September 2017

UFBA manages and covers the cost of all travel arrangements, accommodation and meals. Nominate yourself or a colleague. Download the Application / Nomination Form below and return to Victoria at the UFBA.

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


UFBA Leadership and Governance Workshop Application / Nomination Form
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