Lorraine Cameron

Lorraine apr 2016 (2)

Lorraine Cameron

 BPW Kaitaia & BPW Tamaki

Qualifications

  • National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuge – Callout Advocate, Phone Counsellor, Mind over money (Financial Management in Refuge).
  • CYPS Child Protection Resource Panel   1991 – 1995
  • Skills for Community Social Work – Nov 1993
  • Certificate of Drug & Alcohol Counselling – 1994
  • Massey University – 5 papers toward Social Work Degree 1994/1995
  • MYOB Accounting – Advanced  March 2004
  • Onehunga High Apr  2009  Webmaster Essentials
  • Edgewater College Aug 2010  Building Websites using WordPress

Professional Career

  • 1965 – 1968        Milk Vendor, Kaitaia.  Owner Operator
  • 1968 – 1973        Highway Dairy, Kaitaia. Owner Operator
  • 1974 – 1985        Cameron’s Bookshop, Kaitaia  Owner Operator
  • 1990 – 1995        Fresh Start – Rape Crisis – Coordinator, Callout Advocate, Phone                                       counsellor.
  • 1991 – 1993        Whare Timatatnga Hou Ora – Kaitaia Women’s Refuge – Coordinator,                               Callout Advocate, Phone counsellor.
  • 1990 – 1995        Kaitaia CYPS Resource Panel
  •                                Youthline – Action Education
  •                                Higher Ground Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation
  •                                Supportline – Manager
  • 1995 – 2014        Various Accounts and Administration positions

Professional Affiliations

  • National Council of Women – Auckland Branch 1998 – 2013
  • BPW Tamaki –1996 to present, Secretary.      BPW Kaitaia 1986 – 1995
  • Far North Lioness Club  1981 – 1987
  • IT Administrator for BPW NZ
  • National Council of Women NZ Virtual Branch NCWNZ Distinguished Service Award recipient 2012
  • Administrator
  • BPW Kaitaia
  • SeniorNet
  • Age Concern Kaitaia
  • Grey Power Kaitaia
  • Probus Kaitaia

BPW Experience

  • BPW Kaitaia 1986 – 1995:   President, secretary, bulletin editor and committee member.
  • BPW Tamaki 1995 to present.  President, secretary, bulletin editor, membership, NCW representative and webmistress.
  • BPW NZ  Conference Planning Committee 2011
  • BPW NZ  Technology Convenor 2011 to 2013
  • Recipient Daphne Chapman Award 2013
  • BPW NZ  IT Administrator 2013 to present

Personal Statement

As a member of BPW over many years, I marvel at how we have progressed from the typed and photocopied monthly bulletin to the website.  Have kept up to date with technology through participating in short courses, seminars and now webinars.

I firmly believe in the aims and objectives of BPW and  endeavour to convey any of my skills to anyone who wants to learn.

  • BPW Kaitaia 1985 – 1995
    • President
    • Secretary
    • Bulletin Editor
    • Committee & Executive 
  • BPW Tamaki in 1996 – 2013 and held the following positions at various times:
    • President 
    • Secretary 
    • Bulletin Editor 
    • Committee & Executive 
    • Tamaki Representative to NCW Auckland since 1998 – 2013
    • Tamaki Webmistress since 2008 – 2014
    • Attended many National Conferences & Regional meetings.
  • BPW Kaitaia 2013 to present
    • Secretary 2016
 Contact:   Lorraine.c@xtra.co.nz