LYNETTE GRACE, GAMES CAMPAIGN AND SPORTS MANAGER
Start date: November 2014
Lynette has a wealth of experience in international and national event management, operations and logistics and High Performance Sport. With a career spanning more than 20 years, her previous experience includes Tournament Director for the iconic Wellington International Sevens Rugby event and High Performance Programme Director with Netball New Zealand. Lynette’s unique combination of skills ensure that all Para athletes selected to New Zealand Paralympic Games teams have environments perfectly set-up to ensure they can deliver the best performance possible at their pinnacle event.
Split into two distinct elements, Lynette’s Games Campaign role focuses on the operational and logistical delivery of the New Zealand Paralympic Games team campaign in four-year cycles, alternating summer or winter every two years. Her role as Sport Manager focuses chiefly on working closely with PNZ Member Organisations, including National Sports Organisations (NSOs) and regional ParaFeds, to establish and build partnerships with members around shared goals. Lynette primarily supports the ‘Medal Winning Performances’ and ‘Leadership of Para sport’ pillars of the PNZ Strategic Plan – Towards 2020.