Community Law Centres o Aotearoa has elected two new co-chairs. They take over from Cameron Madgwick who has stepped down after over 20 years with Community Law. His co-chair Bernadette Arapere retired in July 2017.
Jenny Hughey is currently on the board of Community Law Canterbury. She is Community Governance Manager at Christchurch City Council and has had leadership roles in a range of community organisations. These include mediation, women's, community justice and school trustee boards. Jenny has an LLB and LLM (First Class Honours) from the University of Auckland.
Jason Pou is a board member of the Rotorua District Community Law Centre. He was admitted as a barrister and solicitor in May 2005 and is a director of Rotorua law firm Tu Pono Legal. Jason is a litigator with experience in most courts from the District Court to the Supreme Court, the Māori Land and Appellate Courts, the Waitangi Tribunal, Environment Court and the Employment Relations Authority.