New Chair for The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand

August 19, 2019 by J-Wire Newsdesk
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The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand has elected its board naming Deborah Hart at its new Chair.

Deborah Hart

The Board of New Zealand’s leading organisation for Holocaust education and remembrance will spearhead the burgeoning number of projects it has on offer.

Deborah Hart is new to the Board. She is a Human Rights Review Tribunal panellist and former executive director of the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand,

Former Board member Miriam Bookman takes up the Deputy Chair position.

Augmenting the Board are new Board members Penelope Thompson and Rivkah Nathan-Rosenbaum, together with existing Board members Jeremy Smith, Dianne Davis, Justin Thompson, Giacomo Lichtner and Marlene Levine.
Ms Hart says, “With the global rise in racism and intolerance, there has never been a more important time to teach respect and understanding. The Holocaust Centre is dedicated to this task through the lessons of where antisemitism and racism leads.”

Chris Harris remains CEO

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