Meet The Team

Lisa Gilbert
committee chairperson
lisa gilbert I have been in IPC for almost 20 years (between Children) covering both DHB and community settings. What I love about IPC and keep me enthusiastic is that no… more

Henrietta Sushames
committee secretary
henrietta sushames I started IPC nursing in 2018 after decades of paediatric nursing at CCDHB. I was the crash dummy for what is now the Fundamentals Programme. I joined the IPCNC… more

Sue White
committee treasurer
sue white Hello I have been nursing since 1975 as a Registered Community Nurse, then as a Medic in the NZ army at Waiouru. I then went on to be real… more

Angie Foster
membership coordinator
angie foster I trained as a nurse in the USA but eventually came back to my homeland, NZ. I have mostly worked in cardiac, ED & general practice nursing before venturing… more

Amy  Leese
website manager
amy leese I have been a nurse for over 15 years, working in day surgery, cardiac ITU, surgical nursing and Infection Prevention and Control. I completed my post graduate certificate in… more

Ann-Maree Wagg
the controller editor
ann-maree wagg Hi I’m Anne-Maree, a wife, a mother, and nurse. I entered the nursing profession 30ish years ago. I liked how nursing was about working together, working as a team.… more

Aleisha Taylor
committee member
aleisha taylor Hi everyone, my name is Aleisha and I have been nursing since 2016. I started my journey in general medicine where I completed training as a hand hygiene auditor.… more

Jessy Shaji
committee member
jessy shaji

I have been working with IPC for nearly 3 years now and I enjoy this role as it gives me opportunities to learn about processes that I previously would not… more