Co-Chairperson Grace Abbott (she/her)

Grace Abbott – Co-Chairperson

She/Her

Grace (Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa) hails from beautiful Waiariki, but was born and raised in Tāmaki Makaurau. She studied law and then went on to work with rangatahi Māori, as well as tutoring and lecturing. She is currently the Tāmaki Makaurau Schools’ Coordinator at InsideOUT Kōaro, an organisation that works to support schools with being rainbow inclusive.

Grace has been a Board Member since 2020 and Co-Chairperson since 2022. She is passionate about upholding mana motuhake and supporting rainbow communities.

Moira Clunie – Co-Chairperson

They/Them

Moira Clunie (Te Rarawa) has held leadership roles in the rainbow, youth, mental health and disability sectors over the last 16 years. 

Moira’s current work focuses on rainbow wellbeing, mental health and suicide prevention. They are project lead for Te Ngākau Kahukura, a national initiative to improve the environments and systems that support rainbow young people.  

Moira currently co-chairs Auckland and Waitematā DHBs’ suicide prevention strategy governance group, and volunteers as a member of the Professional Association for Transgender Health’s policy and advocacy committee. They recently completed a thesis focusing on rainbow community leadership in the area of suicide prevention, as part of a Master of Social and Community Leadership.

Treasurer Bradley Goodyear (he/him)

Bradley Goodyear – Treasurer

He/Him

Bradley is a cis gay Pākehā man who lives in Tāmaki Makaurau with his partner. A fully qualified Chartered Accountant, he works as a finance manager at a large privately owned property business, and previously worked as an auditor at professional services firm Deloitte.

Originally from Nelson, Bradley graduated from Victoria University of Wellington with a Bachelor of Commerce. He recently moved to Tāmaki Makaurau after 10 years living in Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

Bradley is passionate about helping Aotearoa’s rainbow communities access mental health resources, and brings a strong set of professional and financial skills to the OutLine Board.

Danika Plowman – Secretary

She/Her

Danika was born and raised in Tāmaki Makaurau. She has always had a passion for helping others but recently has been actively seeking out ways to involve herself in community building, activism, and service work in order to make a more tangible difference to the world around her. She is particularly interested in ways she can involve herself with the rainbow community, as she is so proud to be queer and wants to help ensure others who may be struggling can also come to a place of complete joy in who they are.

Luca Bree

He/Him

Luca has been active in LGBTQI organisations since the 1970s, including the campaigns for Homosexual Law Reform and the Marriage Amendment Act. In 2019 he transitioned his gender, to acknowledge the man he has always felt himself to be.

Luca graduated with a Master of Health Science, moving from a Home Birth Midwifery Practice to 23 years with the Auckland District Health Board High Risk Team. His research followed Rainbow families planning pregnancy through their experiences with maternity care, and was cited in changes to Youth and Family law.

Early involvement with HIV activism led to providing midwifery care for all women living with HIV in the Tāmaki Makaurau region, chairing the Board of Positive Women Inc, and he is the Maternity delegate on the National HIV Forum.

Luca has lived beside Grey Lynn Park for almost 40 years. His home has been a Wharenui for children Rose and Liam, grandson Hugo, and many housemates/friends.

Ranmalie Jayasinha (they/them)

Ranmalie Jayasinha

They/Them

Ranmalie is a nonbinary, queer, second generation immigrant of Sinhalese background. They grew up in Te Whanganui-a-Tara and completed their PhD in 2015.

Currently based in Tāmaki Makaurau, they have worked as a public health practitioner and qualitative researcher in Aotearoa, Australia and Canada. Their projects have spanned mental health, substance-use harm reduction and social and environmental justice in academic, healthcare, educational and not-for-profit settings.

Ranmalie currently works at Greenpeace Aotearoa and has volunteered with a number of youth and community-based organisations, including in governance roles at five organisations. They are passionate about improving the wellbeing and advocating for the rights of youth, rainbow, indigenous and migrant communities.

Shane Kelly, Board Member (he/him)

Shane Kelly

He/Him

Shane (Ngāti Haupoto) whakapapa to Taranaki, hailing from Murihiku Southland and currently lives in Te Whanganui-a-Tara. A gay/queer man, he works for professional services firm Deloitte in the social impact, community engagement and sustainability space.

A considerable amount of his work is with underserved communities, and he is especially passionate about delivering outcomes for Māori and Pasifika communities. His work also explores creating ways to better rangatahi through skills development and education.