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Mark Benjamin QSM

Role: CEO, SAMS (Standards and Monitoring Services)

Mark has been working, in a range of roles, with SAMS since 1989. Over this period, Mark has led a variety of evaluation, education, research and resource development projects.

Previously, Mark has been involved in several roles within the disability sector, developing services that effectively enable individuals and families to create good lives for themselves.

Mark spent six years facilitating staff education in the social and human services with a central focus being practical approaches to personal, family, systems and social change. Before this, Mark had involvement working with homeless youth and alcohol and drug services in Australia.

Mark believes the practical application of concepts like equity, respect, inclusion and partnership transform individuals, families and communities. Mark is committed to the exciting and challenging task of translating these principles into day-to-day practice as well as being a catalyst and supporter of innovation.

ph: 03 528 8763
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PO Box 6057, Riwaka 7146 New Zealand