Our volunteers are making a difference!
Our Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Tauranga team have a long history of community involvement across the wider Bay of Plenty and we're proud to support their efforts. Here are some of the charities, groups and organisations they've been supporting...
Business Advisory Services Manager Fiona Simmonds has been an Otūmoetai Football Club volunteer since 2016. The club has a long history, tracing its roots all the way back to 1964. It offers a range of programmes, and opportunities for players of all ages and abilities. Fiona recently received a life membership award (and framed shirt) in recognition of her outstanding contribution and services to the club.
BAS associate Keryn Jarvis volunteers as a Trustee and Treasurer on the board of Life Education Trust in the Western Bay of Plenty. The trust provides education to support children’s health and wellbeing. In the WBOP region, it delivers the Life Education programme to more than 7,500 children at 25 primary and intermediate schools.
BAS associate Karen Brock is a Guide Leader at Papamoa Guides and has volunteered with GirlGuiding New Zealand for nearly 30 years. The charity has a strong focus on outdoor activities and teamwork, enabling girls aged nine to 12.5 to develop into confident, empowered, adventurous leaders in their communities.
BAS client manager Shannon Corbett volunteers for the Graeme Dingle Foundation by mentoring a Year 10 student through “Project K”. Project K mentors help arm their young proteges with a belief in their own ability to complete tasks and achieve goals, and also help them find purpose and direction.
BAS associate Brad Garner volunteers his time as a trustee on the board of Tauranga Primary School. His eldest daughter started at the school in 2022 and he has been on the board since September 2022.
Audit & Assurance Services director Rhys Grosvenor has been the treasurer of the Pāpāmoa Cricket Club since 2020. The club aims to provide cricket at all levels, with a strong focus on providing a lifelong cricket experience for its members.
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