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Management Structure

Throughout The Salvation Army each country (or cluster of countries) is structured as a 'territory' or a 'command'.

Territorial Headquarters

Throughout The Salvation Army each country (or cluster of countries) is structured as a 'territory' or a 'command', with one person appointed territorial/command leader by the General.

The leader (territorial commander) of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga is Commissioner Andy Westrupp. He took up his appointment in January 2017. Second in command is Colonel Willis Howell.

The Salvation Army New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga Territory has its Territorial Headquarters in Wellington, New Zealand.

Management structure

Commissioners Andy and Yvonne are the joint denominational leaders for The Salvation Army New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga Territory.

As Territorial Commander, Commissioner Andy Westrupp is Chair of the Territorial Governance Board. As Chief Secretary, Colonel Willis Howell is Chair of the Territorial Management Board. 

In addition, a number of regionally-based management operations direct the localised work of the Army in New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga.

There are also four nationally-managed social service programmes: Addictions, Supportive Accommodation and Reintegration Services (managed from Auckland), Education and Employment (managed from Wellington) and Social Housing (managed from Wellington).

Governance Board Members

   Commissioner Andrew Westrupp 
   (Territorial Commander)

   Commissioner Yvonne Westrupp
   (Territorial President of Women's Ministries)

 

 

 

Colonels Willis and Barbara Howell

Colonel Willis Howell
(Chief Secretary)

Colonel Barbara Howell
(Territorial Secretary for Women’s Ministries)

 

 

 

 

Lieut-Colonel David Bateman

Lieut-Colonel David Bateman
(Territorial Secretary for Business Adminstration)

 

 

 

 

 

Lieut-Colonel Rod Carey

Lieut-Colonel Rod Carey
(Territorial Secretary for Programme)

 

 

 

 

 

Lieut-Colonel Jenny Carey

 

Lieut-Colonel Jenny Carey
(Asst. Territorial Secretary for Programme)

 

 

 

 

Captain Gerry Walker

Captain Gerry Walker 
(Territorial Secretary for Personnel)

 

 

 

 

 

 Major Lorraine LePine
 (Asst. Territorial Secretary for Personnel)

 

 

 

 

 

International Headquarters

The Salvation Army's International Headquarters is in London, UK. This is the base for the Army's international leader, the General.

General Andre Cox

General André Cox is the 20th General of The Salvation Army. He took office in August 2013.