Board and Staff profiles 2016-2017


 Trudi profile


Trudi Amos

Trudi is a member of the Lower Hutt Toy Library.


Board member since 2016.


Lyn Zeederberg

Lyn is a member of the Wakatipu Toy Library in Queenstown.

She is a Chartered Accountant with 6 years audit experience and over 10 years’ experience in financial accounting. Lyn studied in South Africa and moved to Queenstown in December 2009.

Board member since 2014





Miriam Watson

Miriam is a member of the Rangiora Toy library. She recently shifted to Christchurch from Levin. She is a teacher with a passion for promoting the value of play.

Board member since 2015


Toy Box Co-Ordinator

 Tara Mallon

Tara is a member of the Otaki Toy Library.

Tara totally endorses “Play is the Way “

Board member since 2012


Katherine Viskovic

Katherine is a lawyer based in Wellington and sits on the committee for the Northland Toy Library.  She loves that toy libraries give children the ability to explore lots of different toys and experiences without requiring parents to spend lots of money on purchasing new toys all the time.

 Board member since 2017






Kelly Heads


Board member since 2017


Cherry Browne


Board member since 2017


Teri Black

Teri has joined the board after leaving her position as the National Administrator. 

Board member since 2016




Meet the team that work hard on behalf of Toy Libraries all around the country.

They are passionate about their jobs and love to help.





 Cheryl Comfort

National Coordinator

17 hours week

Cheryl lives in Christchurch and looks after the TLFNZ marketing and communications including the website, facebook page and group and Link newsletter.  She also helps to support the libraries. She started with TLFNZ in May 2016 and has experience with a number of not-for-profit organisations.




Helen Reeves

National Administrator

13 hours week.

Helen lives in Oamaru and has two small children. She has a background in office administration, and started her role as National Administrator in September 2016.

She looks after all things related to Xero and invoicing etc.



Pam Pearce

Toy Express Manager

20 hours week

Pam lives in the sunshine capital of New Zealand – Whakatane, and started her role as Toy Express Manager in 2014. 

She keeps the wesbite loaded with new and exciting toys and keeps your log on details up to date. She will also mailout special offer and new toy releases.