Our Team

The Tania Dalton Foundation team is an epic group of individuals that all bring their own unique flare to the foundation. Each team member has a connection to Tania and helps to grow and continue her legacy.

Karen Morgans

Scholarship Manager

  • Joined TDF as inaugural staff in 2018
  • Bachelor of Education & Dip Teaching (University of Waikato)
  • Married with two daughters
  • Sports fan and advocate for positive experiences for youth in sport

Jacqui Scheib

Administration & Finance Support

  • Joined TDF in 2019
  • Love all sports and the whole TDF philosophy of supporting NZ Youth
  • Involved in Surf Lifesaving for 30+ years
  • Background in Rugby Administration
  • Married to Mark and Mum to Izaak & Kade

Lucy Makaea

Communications Specialist

  • Class of 2018 scholarship recipient. Now alumni
  • Bachelors degree in communications
  • Current SLSNZ high performance squad member
  • Social media guru

Ant Ford

The Resilience Project NZ General Manager

  • Has been with the Foundation from Year One
  • Has spent the last 15 years working and volunteering within the charitable sector
  • MBA, Trinity College Dublin
  • Author, ‘Caught in the Act of Giving’
  • Dad to three teenagers


The Resilience Project NZ Schools Manager

  • Programme Manager for The Resilience Project NZ
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing advocate
  • Former England Rugby Captain
  • Parent to my gorgeous twins

Kathy Harding

The Resilience Project NZ Schools’ Partnership Manager

  • Masters Degree in Psychology
  • Advocate for the holistic wellbeing of NZ's young people
  • Founder / coach of a running club for children
  • Leader of fitness classes and bootcamps for children
  • Has completed 100+ half marathons
  • Mum to Nina and Holly