Dr Liz Gordon – President
Liz Gordon has a background as a university academic and a Member of Parliament, but nowadays runs her a small social policy and justice research company in Christchurch. She has been involved with Pillars for around fifteen years as researcher and programme evaluator. Liz's interests are youth, women, education and justice. She organised the international conference on children of prisoners that was held in Rotorua in 2017, and is on the board of the international coalition, INCCIP. She also edited a book of articles from that conference. She has been board chair for four years.