Meet the team

Vicky Hiles

Director (Chair)

Vicky has been on the Connect in the North board of directors since 2010. She was elected chair in 2011. Vicky chairs and prepares the agenda for board meetings, represents Connect in the North, supervises the paid director and is involved in up dating policies and procedures and writing the newsletter
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Daniel Froment

Treasurer

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Gavin Murphy

Director

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Laura Rawson

Director

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Mark Clayforth

Director

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Leanne Johns

Director

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Cathy Wintersgill

Director (Paid)

BSc (Hons) Psychology, PGCE (FE), MA Learning Disabilities Cathy has been working with people with learning difficulties for over 20 years. This has been in education, social services and the voluntary sector. Cathy has been the Director of Connect in the North since 1995. She facilitates planning and delivers training to staff, people with learning difficulties and user led organisations
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Sarah Wheatley

Trainer Consultant

BA (Hons) Theatre Arts, PGCE (FE) Sarah has worked with people with learning difficulties for over 16 years. She has worked in a range of settings including a long stay hospital, a small group home and a community outreach service. Sarah joined Connect in the North in 2003 and delivers training to staff and people with learning difficulties. She facilitates person centred planning and support planning
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Madeleine Fahy

Coordinator for Through The Maze

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Tania Woodhouse

Supporter for Through the Maze

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Luke Beaumont

Information Officer - Internet and Social Media

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Janet Allen

Pass it on People

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Sapphire Malcolm

Pass it on People

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Courtney Williams

Pass it on People

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George Stephenson

Pass it on People

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Paul Zulu

Rooots

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Sumera Hussain

Rooots

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Peter Pang

Rooots

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Durbali Roy

Rooots

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Bill Walton

Supporting Rooots

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