An advocate of professional development and growth, Arlene is currently studying a Double Diploma of Business and Leadership Management.

Arlene specialises in building and implementing effective systems and procedures to improve office efficiency. She has worked predominantly within the New Zealand tertiary education sector and the Australian not-for-profit industry.

As a mother of five, Arlene has spent a lot of voluntary time in sports clubs and youth development programmes. She seeks to work in environments and organisations that aim to support and make a difference to the lives of others.