Jennifer has been the General Manager for the Brian Perry Charitable Trust since 2010 and has been associated with the establishment and operations of the Avantidrome since the project’s inception in 2011. Jennifer oversees the development of the Te Awa River Ride and Podium Sports Lodge and is also a Trustee of The Adastra Foundation, and the SKYCITY Hamilton Community Trust. She is a recreational track and road cyclist.
John McDonnell, ONZM, Dip Tchg, Dip Spec.
Awarded in the 2016 Queens Honours list the New Zealand Officer of the Order of Merit for his contribution to cycling. John is currently the Deputy Principal at Cambridge High School.
Hails from Wanganui where he was an Assistant Principal of Wanganui High School. Has been a member of the Wanganui Cycling club for 49 years, a UCI international commissaire for Road and Track and has held many positions within cycling including President of Cycling New Zealand. In June 2011 awarded Cycling New Zealand Road & Track life membership, a life member of West Coast North Island Cycling centre and the Wanganui Cycling Club