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WELLfed Board of Trustees

The WELLfed NZ Trust is governed by a dedicated volunteer Board of Trustees.


Tracey Bridges

WELLfed NZ Trustee, Chair

Tracey is a director and social entrepreneur with a background in strategy, leadership and behaviour change.

She is a co-founder and director of The Good Registry, a social enterprise that directs consumer spending on gifts towards good causes.  Her governance portfolio includes serving as Chair of the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency, and as a member of the boards of Whānau Āwhina Plunket, the Wellington Regional Stadium Trust, and the Digital Media Trust. She is a volunteer for the Howard League for penal reform, providing literacy tutoring at Arohata Prison. Tracey grew up in Palmerston North, and these days lives in Island Bay with her partner Gary Scott.  They have two adult children. 


Ana Fa’aololo Patelesio

WELLfed NZ Trustee
Ana is a warm connector of people, and a loving mum of eight children.  Ana is strong in governance and leadership, as a member of the Corrina School Board of Trustees and also deeply involved in her church leadership.  Ana was instrumental in starting WELLfed in 2016 with Kim & Rebecca.  Her life has been changed by the opportunity WELLfed provided to extend her cooking skills resulting in significant impacts to her own and her family's health, finances & overall wellbeing.  Ana volunteers her time at her local school as a parent helper and has shared her cooking skills with her own family and her local community.


WELLfed NZ Trustee

A tradesman by profession, Dale owned and operated successful motorcycle dealerships for more than 20 years.
With 22+ years local government experience Dale was formerly a District Councillor, Community Board Chair and three term Mayor of Otorohanga, Porirua City Councillor and currently Carterton District Councillor. Dale’s passion is ‘Youth to Work’ and the zero waste of our young people. He has extensive experience in the youth transitional space between school and jobs, helping establish and chair the Porirua Youth2Work Movement and Youth 2 Work Wairarapa.
Offering a mix of business experience, local government, community leadership and participation, and broad connections, Dale brings considerable capability to the success and sustainability of WELLfed.

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Dame Diana Crossan

WELLfed NZ Trustee

Dame Diana Crossan brings extensive experience and expertise to the WELLfed Board having had a varied career, starting as a probation officer and holding several senior roles at the Equal Employment Opportunities unit, Justice Department, Contact Energy and AMP in New Zealand and the UK.   Diana was New Zealand’s Retirement Commissioner for 10 years. She has been associated with Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC) at George Washington University in Washington DC since 2013, chairing their International Advisory Council when it was set up in 2015.   Until March 2021 Diana was also the Chair of the Financial Education Advisory Board at Massey University, and was Chief Executive for Wellington Free Ambulance from 2013 to 2017. As well as being on the board of several major companies, Diana chaired the JR McKenzie Trust for 10 years and the Ngai Tahu Savings Scheme, Whai Rawa, for 9 years.  She is currently the Chair of Lifetime Retirement Income, The Depression Recovery Trust, So They Can NZ, and is on the board of Kaibosh Food Rescue.

Diana was appointed Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2019 New Year honours.

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Kim Murray 

WELLfed NZ Founding Trustee, Co-CEO, Co-Founder

Kim, together with Rebecca, founded WELLfed in 2016 to empower parents with skills to feed their families well. Kim naturally connects with people and is passionate about helping families’ acquire the skills and resources to make meaningful changes in their and their family’s lives.  Previously with Telecom and Chorus, Kim has an extensive background in banking and the financial sector, and has both volunteer and leadership experience with a wide range of charities including Bellyful, Wesley Co-op and Mary Potter Hospice.


Mary O'Regan

WELLfed NZ Trustee
Mary has experience and skills in leadership; senior management; social policy analysis; gender analysis; training and training needs analysis; community development, community consultation, community needs assessment; strategic planning; facilitation; and programme planning, management and evaluation.

She has been a chief executive of a government department and manager of an NGO. In 1985 she was appointed to establish and lead the New Zealand Ministry of Women’s Affairs and from 2010 -2017 she was the area manager for the five Wellington Citizens Advice Bureaux. Mary has also worked as a consultant in private practice undertaking assignments in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands including Samoa, Fiji, Cook Islands and Vanuatu. Work in New Zealand has included training, social research, evaluation and strategic planning. In the Pacific she has managed NZAID bilateral aid development projects.  Her belief in the principles and power of community development has underpinned her work and it’s what attracted her to WELLfed as an example of community action changing lives.

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Rebecca Morahan

WELLfed NZ Founding Trustee, Co-CEO, Co-Founder

Rebecca has 25+ years corporate experience in IT, business process, project management, senior management and consultancy.  A long-time volunteer and manager of volunteers, Rebecca has a passion for not-for-profit success through slick operations, events and projects.  Rebecca supports organisations focusing on justice and wellbeing for New Zealanders - she previously established Bellyful Porirua, a branch of the nationwide charity & is a Trustee of Nikau Foundation. Rebecca is a keen home cook and is particularly motivated by health/nutrition, wellness, education, inequality and women’s/children’s issues.