Trustees

The Tania Dalton Foundation is a registered charitable trust (CC54705) that is run by an accomplished group of dedicated trustees who all have a special connection to Tania. They have a strong enthusiasm for equality, sports, and young people.

Duane Dalton

  • Established the Foundation to honour the memory of his adored wife Tania
  • Co CEO Pita Pit NZ
  • Represented NZ in Surf Life Saving and Sprint Kayak
  • Dad to sporting children

Bernice Mene

  • Former Silver Fern Netball captain
  • Manager of pinnacle Programme
  • Keynote speaker, television presenter, on numerous boards
  • Mother of three active children

Scott Pritchard

  • CEO precinct Properties
  • Trustee Keystone Trust
  • National Councillor for the Property Council of NZ
  • Married with two teenage children

Tayla Dalton

  • Eldest daughter of Tania & Duane
  • Member of Tall Ferns wider squad
  • Head girl at Carmel College 2019
  • US Scholarship to St Mary’s College

Steve Jurkovich

  • CEO of Kiwibank
  • Law degree and MBA (with distinction) from Sydney University
  • Extensive board experience
  • Married with two teenage daughters

Tony Nicholson

  • Older brother of Tania
  • Partner at Burton Partners
  • Commerce and law degree
  • Dad of 3 boys

Caterina Poletti

  • Class of 2019 scholarship recipient. Now alumni
  • Attending Massey University, studying Veterinary Medicine
  • Manawatu Farah Palmer Cup squad member
  • Taranaki born and former head girl at New Plymouth Girls High School

Ainsleyana Puleiata

  • Class of 2018 scholarship recipient. Now TDF alumni
  • Attending Victoria University
  • Central Manawa national netball league team member
  • Member of NZU21 netball team in 2020