our team

staff

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Jacki Keable - Chief Executive

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Geraldine Spencer - Projects Consultant

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Mel - Benefits Advice Service Manager

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Melissa Oliver - Office Manager

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Margaret Gulliver - Admin Assistant

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Jayne Charles - Senior Advisor

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Natalie Brown - Independence Advisor

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Tracey Gutteridge - Independence Advisor

volunteers

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Barbara - Advisor

Heather

Heather - Advisor

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Nora - Advisor

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Sheila - Information Officer

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Jenny - Information Officer

Annie

Annie - Information Officer

Lynette

Lynette - Information Officer

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Callum - Information Officer

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Steve - Information Officer

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Jane - Information Officer

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Lesley - Information Officer

Brenda

Brenda - Information Officer

Roger

Roger - Data Entry Clerk

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Nigel - Data Verifier

Matt

Matt - Data Entry Clerk

trustees

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Reg Odbert - Chairman - Trustee

Former RAF doctor for 16 years then a full-time NHS GP and trainer of GPs, an Immediate Care doctor with Hampshire Ambulance, Associate GP Dean in Wessex, and past chairman of Wessex RCGP.

I’m a family man, happily married to Beryl with three grown-up sons, and I continue to enjoy water sports, trekking and a bit of running.

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Anne Corbridge - Vice Chair - Trustee

Anne trained as an Occupational Therapist, spending many years in the NHS - where she eventually became the General Manager of Mental Health Services.  She also worked for Adult Services, and more recently was the in house OT at NFDC.
Currently a Town and District Councillor, and a trustee of St Barbe Museum - Anne has 3 adult children.

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Simon Smith - Hon Treasurer - Trustee

Simon is involved with commercial property, he also manages his family farm in Lymington and is currently a Town Councillor for Lymington and Pennington. Married with 4 children, his interests include fly fishing and classic cars.

“My late father became disabled, my youngest daughter lives with disability. I am acutely aware of the needs and challenges faced by so many.”

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David Wansbrough - Trustee

David gained a degree in Engineering at Cambridge but spent much of his career in the investment business, finally as Managing Partner of ECI Ventures, specialising in venture capital and management buyouts. He is retired, makes violins and is a keen sailor. He is married with 2 adult children and 6 grandchildren, one of whom is severely disabled.

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Pam Lacey - Trustee

I spent 31 years working throughout the country for one of the major banks, ending up in Bournemouth as a member of the area management team. I then took a career change and for the next 20 years worked in the NHS and running a large GP practice that employed over 50 clinical and administrative staff. At the time of my career change I got married to Howard and more than 25 years later we are happily married sharing a love of travel whether abroad or seeking out castles and cathedrals in the UK. We are actively involved with Bournemouth Heart Club.

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Penny Clark - Trustee

Penny has had a full career working within the healthcare sector, latterly setting up and administering Hospice at Home for Oakhaven Hospice. She is currently the President of the local WI and has a wide range of interests including gardening and craft.  She is married with three daughters and 3 grandchildren.

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Philip Latham - Trustee

Philip obtained his degree in medicine from Bristol University. He then trained and worked as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in Canada and America. After returning to the UK he was a consultant in the NHS for 25 yrs.  He is married with three children and enjoys bee keeping and woodwork.