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Members of the co-design group at one of the workshops (some are not present)
Sacha O'Dea is the Programme Lead for System Transformation, and has been involved in Enabling Good Lives since 2013.
A vision of a prosperous and abundant society where all people succeed regardless of ability or background is what drives Jade Farrar in his work.
Gerri Pomeroy is a wheelchair user, identifies as a disabled person, and wants to improve the quality of life for disabled people, families and whānau.
David Matthews has worked in the education and disability sectors for more than 40 years, and is Chief Executive of CCS Disability Action.
Shane McInroe is the youngest member of the co-design group. He wants to see EGL principles put into practise in the community.
Tina Lincoln is the parent of “a beautiful, unique young lady who has taught [her] many valuable lessons in life without having to say a word”.
John Taylor has specialised in disability support services for more than 30 years and has an MPhil (Distinction) in disabilities studies.
Georgina Muir is the Ministry of Social Development's Manager Health and Disability Policy, and is proud to be part of the co-design group.
Lawrence Chok is the parent of a middle-aged man. While looking to create an ordinary life for his son, he and his wife decided not to go alone.
Esther Woodbury works in the national office of the Disabled Persons Assembly NZ and has worked in the disability sector for the last 10 years.
Scott Ambridge has been with Enable New Zealand for almost nine years and supports disabled people to live an everyday life in their community.
Toni Atkinson is group manager of Disability Support Services at the Ministry of Health and has been involved in the health and disability sector for many years.
Helena Tuteao is on the Waikato Leadership Group of Enabling Good Lives and has been since before the demonstration began.