Lesley Soper

Lesley Soper is a born & bred Invercargill person and a former Labour MP,  currently finishing her law degree at Otago University. She and husband David are restoring a 1914 house in South Invercargill, as well as being involved in a host of community activities like Food Rescue, Habitat for Humanity and the Southland Emergency Housing Trust.

Sally Black

Sally serves as the Trust’s Secretary and Treasurer. She works part time as an accountant at McCulloch and Partners Accountants, Invercargill and is a busy Mum of two.  She and her husband run a dairy farm east of Invercargill.  In her free time (haha) she likes to get out and about with the family, and indulge in her passion for crafts, particularly sewing.

Damien Pine

Damien graduated from Otago University in 2000 with an LLB/BPhed (Hons). He commenced practice at AWS Legal in 2000 before becoming a Partner in 2004. Damien is one of three Partners in the Commercial Team and is the Lead Partner for the Employment Team. He is a Director of Southland Disability Enterprises and coaches the Woodlands Premier Rugby side together with various Southland Rugby representative sides. Spare time is devoted to wife Tamara and their young family.

Pip Munro

Pip lives on a lifestyle-block with husband Greg, their two spirited young boys, ten cattle beasts, the chooks and Puss. Along with involvement with Food Rescue she likes to paint oil paintings and practices Bowen Therapy. She is also a company director and was a former property solicitor. When time allows she likes to get away for a night or so with her family.