Gemma Hutton is the Northern South Island representative on the Committee. She is employed as a Nurse Practitioner at the Twizel Medical Centre. Coming from a rural background, Gemma enjoys the lifestyle and recreational activities that are available in such areas. She is passionate about rural health care and the provision of services to these communities. She is involved in organising healthy lifestyle and weight-loss groups in her community, as well as supporting the local St John’s volunteers with training in her own time.