Senior team

Lisa Tolich

Chief Executive

Leading the team at The Kauri Museum, Lisa’s leadership provides strategic and operational planning, relationship and stakeholder management and general management across the Museum’s visitor services, collections, marketing, staff, finances and buildings.

Prior to moving to Matakohe, Lisa’s experience in the museum sector spans 14 years across a broad range of departments, most recently as Head of ICT at Auckland Museum. Lisa holds a Masters of Science with First Class Honours from Auckland University.


The Museum’s 12 full time and 12 part time employees work alongside its many dedicated volunteers.

 Colleen Glass

Finance Manager

Tracey Wedge

Collections Manager and Curator

Sheri O’Neill

Programmer and Developer

Elinor Beazley

Shop Manager