Meet the Team

Meet the team

Stacey Shortall
Trustee, Who Did You Help Today Trust

Stacey is a litigation partner in leading New Zealand law firm MinterEllisonRuddWatts, as well as a passionate advocate for the wellbeing of women and children. In 2015, Stacey won the Westpac/Fairfax Women of Influence Award in the Community and Not-For-Profit category for her work, including developing Homework Help Clubs and the Mothers Project. In 2016, Stacey was also recognised as a Blake Leader and Kiwibank Local Hero Recipient.

Sarah Paterson
Trustee, Who Did You Help Today Trust

Beginning at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade as an international lawyer, including a diplomatic posting to the New Zealand Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, Sarah went on to represent New Zealand in the human rights and social areas of the UN’s work. Sarah lived in Amsterdam for 8 years working for Fonterra, and is now working as an independent consultant in Wellington and provides coaching to support improving leadership in business and the community.

Rachelle Sutton
Trustee, Who Did You Help Today Trust

With over twenty years experience in manufacturing and export, Rachelle has forged global relationships and championed innovation in order to create value for New Zealand products on the world stage. Rachelle is currently a Director of White Cloud Dairy Nutrition who are a business selling New Zealand origin nutrition products in the United States.

Vashi Wood
HelpTank Manager

Vashi has worked in the not for profit sector for over 20 years in the UK and in New Zealand, in direct service delivery, project management and development, fundraising as well as operational roles. She feels passionate about the difference HelpTank can make in building the capacity of not for profits especially organisations with limited resources through skilled volunteering.