Regenerative
Vanua
Board

  • Chair: Ms Votausi Mackenzie, National Agritourism Coordinator
  • Vice Chair: Benson Sameuls (Chair of VAA)
  • Treasurer: Julia King
  • Secretary: Laurana Rakau
  • Members: Jerry Spooner; Patricia Bibi; Joseph Obed; Chief Maewo
  • Observers: Ruth Amos; Mark Vurobaravu; Cherise Addinsall; Marita Manley; Anna Pollock; Richard Shing
Laurana Tokataake: Operations Manager
Laurana Tokataake: Operations Manager

Laurana Rakau Tokataake holds a Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Management & Public Administration and has had experience working in both the private and public sector. Laurana experience in the private sector ranged from working on board the P&O Cruise line Pacific...

Leonid Vusilai: Local Cuisine specialist
Leonid Vusilai: Local Cuisine specialist

Mr Leonid Vusilai holds certificates in IFSTAL Food Systems training, Hospitality, Commercial cookery and Culinary Arts and Pastry with the Australia Pacific Technical College and University of the South Pacific. Mr Vusilai is a member of the Vanuatu Chefs and Food...

Dr Cherise Addinsall: Co-founder and Strategic Support Officer
Dr Cherise Addinsall: Co-founder and Strategic Support Officer

Dr Cherise Addinsall is an Adjunct Fellow at Southern Cross University and holds a PhD in Sustainable Tourism with a focus on Agritourism. Dr Addinsall’s research interests are in sustainable livelihoods and well-being, with a particular focus on enhancing benefits...