Presbyterian Church Schools Resource Office
Sharon has held the role of Director of the Presbyterian Church Schools’ Resource Office since 2014. She is employed for 24 hours a week and works to resource and support the ‘special character’ ie the Christian ethos within a Presbyterian/Reformed tradition in the twelve schools (on fourteen campuses) within the NZ Presbyterian schools’ network. This work involves some travel around NZ to connect with staff of the schools, particularly the Chaplains and Principals as well as Religious Education teachers and Board members. When she is not travelling Sharon is based at the Presbyterian church’s national office in Wellington.
Sharon was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1988 and has served in three parishes in Auckland and Wellington as well as a brief time in school chaplaincy in Lower Hutt.
She has had extensive involvement in the Presbyterian church both regionally and nationally.
Sharon is married to Brian, a palliative care specialist and they have two young adult children.