Vanessa Simpson – Vanessa has been a contract accountant covering roles in both large and small businesses and management roles for most of her working life. Vanessa joined BPW Kapiti in 2002 and joined the committee in 2005 as Bulletin Editor, a role she covered for two years and combined with being Vice President for one year, before taking on the role as President for two years. Vanessa has been a delegate at BPW National Conference in Kaitaia, Invercargill and Hamilton. Vanessa is currently Immediate Past President and Treasurer for BPW Kapiti as well as Treasurer and Joint Co-ordinator for the 2009 BPW National Conference in Masterton. Vanessa has also been nominated for the position of Treasurer for BPW National Executive this year.