Phil was first elected to the Trust in 2007 and re-elected (unopposed) as a Trustee in 2013. He believes the Trust needs to keep pace with the rate of change whilst continuing to serve the local community. As a passionate advocate for the sector, Phil combines hands-on experience with long-term knowledge and vision.
Phil is a family man, who is married with three adult children and five grandchildren, of whom he is very proud.
He is a long-term local business owner and balances a strong work ethic with community service. Phil has played an active part and senior roles in many community groups over a number of years, including Lions, Onewhero Rugby Club, (life member), Counties Supporters Club, (life member), and Pukekohe Rate Payers.
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