David Ayers MA, DipEd, DipTchg
David was elected Chairperson in March 2020 having previously served as Deputy Chairperson. He has represented the Waimakariri and Selwyn District Councils on the Canterbury Museum Trust Board since February 2011. He was Mayor of Waimakariri from 2010 until he stepped down in 2019. David was an elected member for 27 years, from 1993 to 2001 and from 2007 to 2019. He was a secondary teacher, teaching at Mairehau, Cashmere and Rangiora High Schools and has an MA in History from the University of Canterbury.