Ko Kurahaupo te waka,
ko Maungapiko te maunga,
ko Awaroa te awa,
ko Te Hiku o te Ika me Waiora ngā marae,
Ko Ngāti Kuri te iwi,
ko Te Aupouri, Ko NgāiTakoto, ko Ngāti Kahu, ko Te Rarawa, ko Ngāpuhi, ko Ngāti Whātua aku iwi hoki
ko Jerry Norman tōku pāpā
ko Fay Norman (nee Tapp) tōku māmā
ko Lance Norman taku ingoa
Lance has dual roles as the CEO for Hāpai Te Hauora, and the CEO for the National Urban Māori Authority. Lance also working closely with Te Whānau o Waipareira Trust.
These organisations are respectively the largest Māori Providers in their field of expertise. As part of his roles he is responsible for the National Education, Health, Housing, Social Services and Whānau Ora Portfolios.
Previous work experiences for Lance includes:
- Te Whānau o Waipareira – Director of Funding and Contracting for Outcomes
- Te Pou Matakana (North Island Whanau Ora Commissioning Agency) – Back Office Executive Team Member
- National Urban Māori Authority – Senior Advisor
- Waitematā PHO - Deputy CEO/Comprehensive Care Limited - Deputy CEO
- Waiora Healthcare PHO - CEO
- Ernst & Young – Senior Auditor
- Black and Decker – Financial Controller
- Member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Lance is a representative on the following Governance Groups:
- Board of Trustees, Ngati Kuri Trust Board
- Board of Trustees, Fragile X New Zealand Trust (Treasurer),
- Board of Trustees, Hobsonville Primary School (Chairman),
- Board of Trustees, Te Puna Whānau Ora Network Alliance (TWONA),
- Board of Trustees, NZ Smokefree Coalition (Treasurer)
- Advisory Board, National Māori Tobacco Control Leadership (Te Ara Hā Ora)
- Board of Trustees, Health Promotion Forum (Treasurer),
- Committee Member, Healthy Auckland Together,
- Governance Group, Healthy Families West Auckland,
- Board of Directors, Housing for Auckland (H4A).
Lance has strong connections and positive relationships with organisations operating within Education, Health, Housing, Social Services and Whānau Ora at a funding and provider level.
As a Senior Executive within these sectors, he is fully aware of the barriers Māori face with respect to all health and wellbeing matters at a National, Iwi and Whānau level and looks to utilize his corporate, commercial and relationship skills to advance Māori in all areas.