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Board Information

SAMS' Chairperson - Gary Williams Report on  IIDL Leadership Exchange 2015 Vancouver

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The Board congratulates Mark Benjamin: see excerpt from the Minister’s press release.

Minister of Disability Issues congratulates QB recipients

Monday, 2 June 2014, 11:07 am
Press Release: New Zealand Government

Minister of Disability Issues congratulates 2014 QB recipients

Minister of Disability Issues, Tariana Turia, has commented on the outstanding talent of disabled persons and those working in the disability sector which has been recognised in the 2014 Queens Birthday Honours.

“Mark Benjamin (QSM) has made a significant contribution towards change in his leadership of the Enabling Good Lives approach. His role in setting the standard that disabled people and their families should act as evaluators of services is world-leading.”

SAMS Position Statements:  to view click here

Executive Limitations - SAMS' Board Policies Document  click here

SAMS has a history of reported Net Profits, with the surpluses being used to fund Board initiatives:

SAMS has a history of reported Net Profits, with the surpluses being used to fund Board initiatives:

  • The “Utopia” Project – Skillwise Christchurch – Service Transformation
  • Publication and Distribution to Providers of Resource – “Creating a new way: working together for change” -
  • Enabling Good Lives (EGL) Feedback Loop Christchurch
  • Enabling Good Lives (EGL) Framework – Whanau Project