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Staff Members

  • Dr Carey-Ann Morrison

    Chief Executive

    Dr Carey-Ann is the Chief Executive at Standards and Monitoring Services (SAMS) and Care Matters. SAMS is a national evaluation, education and leadership development organisation governed and primarily staffed by disabled people and families. SAMS also operates a service called Care Matters.
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    Audrey Buel

    Evaluation Team Leader

    Audrey is an Evaluation Team Leader for SAMS and has undertaken several roles within the organization since 1991. Audrey has led evaluations and facilitated training projects which aim to empower others through sharing information. Before SAMS, Audrey worked alongside disabled people on a horticultural farm, facilitated training for...
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    Lianne Clarke

    Evaluation Team Leader and Care Matters Facilitator

    Lianne’s primary role with SAMS is as a team leader of service evaluation. Lianne is also involved in co-facilitating the Carers’ courses. Lianne is a teacher, a Mum and keenly interested in ensuring all people have access to the information they need to make choices in their lives.
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    Tina Lincoln

    Care Matters Development Manager

    Tina has 19 years’ experience in the disability sector and has been with SAMS for 11 years. Tina believes everyone should be treated equally and have opportunities in the community.
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    Marianne Rolfe

    Care Matters Facilitator

    Marianne has recently joined the SAMS team as a facilitator and workshop promoter. She is passionate about supporting people to have a positive, informed journey through the disability sector. Marianne is a registered nurse who has been around disabilities within her family all her life.
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    Julie Senescall

    Evaluation Team Leader and Care Matters Facilitator

    Julie has over 25 years’ experience in the Disability and Learning support areas.  Julie joined SAMS two years ago. She has worked in a range of roles including, moving disabled people out of an institution in the late 80’s, co-ordinating services and support, advocacy, and teaching and training at both...
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  • Hamish Taverner

    Evaluation Team Member


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  • Gary Williams

    Evaluation Team Member

    Gary Williams MZNM has been an Evaluation Team Member since 2014 and is a former Chairperson of the SAMS Board of Trustees. He is a disabled person, Ngati Porou and lives in Christchurch where he and his wife provide consultancy services for both the disability and Maori sectors.
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