Donna SemmensNgati Rangitihi, Ngati Awa, Whakatohea
Donna Semmens was elected to the Te Mana Board of Trustees in 2014. Donna has for many years been heavily involved in Matatā and Ngāti Rangitihi Iwi community advocacy and event organising, her role as Ngati Rangitihi Iwi Sports liaison delegate over the past five years. Donna also spends a lot of time researching whakapapa.
She is a trustee of Ngati Rangitihi Marae Trust, and also a Ngati Rangitihi representative board member on Te Papa Takaro o Te Arawa, a Maori Sports organization. Donna recently completed a Diploma in Maori Governance and Leadership and is now undertaking a certificate in Mental Health, level 4-6.