Meet the Tarner Community Project committed, skilled board of trustees who oversee governance, financial stability and strategic direction for the charity. Trustees meet bi-monthly to support the CEO to ensure the charity meets its objectives and make progress with future endeavours. Trustees are from a mix of charity and corporate sectors and bring their expertise to the organisation on a voluntary basis and therefore this work is unpaid.
Suzanne was a teacher for 20 years before leaving the profession to explore other interests. Since leaving, she has built up a portfolio of work with five local charities including as a Researcher in Resilience at Age UK. She is also Office Manager for The Survivors’ Network in Brighton. Having lived in Brighton all her life, she is committed to supporting the amazing work of local community projects.
Angelika is a Support Coordinator for the Clock Tower Sanctuary Day Centre where she developed and implemented their current volunteer systems. She is passionate about person-centred working and the positive impact that prevention can have for communities and families and has a deep love for the City of Brighton.
Ruth has been a journalist for 18 years and worked on weekly and regional daily papers before moving to the UK and Ireland’s leading news agency, The Press Association. Her published articles have featured in The Independent, The Guardian, The Sun, The Mirror, the Metro and Sky. Now she is a freelance journalist, copywriter, PR manager and social media strategist working charities, a children’s rights advocate, fashion and food brands.
For 20 years Caroline has been working with youth and community. This includes a Community Worker for the Trust for Developing Communities which has given her a variety of experience in the local authority youth services, voluntary and charity sectors. She believes in challenging equality and raising aspirations. Empowering people to make a difference to both individual lives and society, building positive projects and actively involved with community events.
Chloe is a senior accountant in a local accountancy firm. Having lived in Brighton her whole life she is incredibly passionate about the city and supporting the amazing work of local community projects.