Sue Dashfield is the Director of Whāraurau, and loves her job of supporting the workforce team to deliver their great work. Sue has a long history in health planning and funding, and service development roles. Starting back in the late 90’s she has worked in both national and local funder and change management roles – primarily in primary and community health care. Sue spent many years with Counties Manukau DHB and then with the Ministry of Health (MoH). She has been very involved in the child and youth focused cross government work, and is passionate about early intervention, supporting families, improving the quality of health and social services, and providing help to people who work hard everyday to support families/whānau.
Sue is currently on secondment to the Ministry of Health.