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




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


 Tara Mallon

Tara is a member of the Otaki Toy Library.

Tara totally endorses “Play is the Way “

Board member since 2012


Teri Black

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

Board member since 2016

 Kelly Heads

 Kelly Heads
Kelly is a member of Eastside Toy Library in Christchurch.

She works as the Regional Youth Manager for St John and was formerly a teacher.

Kelly has two young children who love exploring the awesome toys at Eastside.  



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.