Meet our trustees:
Mark Chatterton (Chair)
A former senior officer with Hampshire Constabulary, Mark brings extensive knowledge of the local area, along with leadership and strategic skills.
Brian Cottrell (Treasurer)
A qualified CPFA Accountant, Brian brings a wealth of charity finance experience, as well as accountancy experience across the public and charity sectors.
Cllr Mrs Barbara Hurst (Vice‑Chair)
An active community member, and committed local councillor, Barbara is passionate about getting the right services to the people who need them.
Gerry brings a lifetime of experience in financial services, which gives him great insight and appreciation of Pension Wise. He also chairs our Health and Safety Committee.
Donna’s experience as a leader in the local charity sector gives her a unique insight into our organisational strengths and partnership working, alongside our resourcing challenges.
As a qualified accountant, Anne brings a wealth of experience of public sector and health service governance, ideally positioning her as Chair of our Audit Committee.
After working in Citizens Advice in a different area, Janet’s understanding and insight into the daily operational challenges has really benefited the board. As Chair of our Resources Committee, she leads on HR issues.
As a freelance qualified accountant, John took on the role of Interim Treasurer temporarily; as well as his financial skills, he takes a keen interest in good governance, business planning and strategy.
Legally qualified, with wide ranging experience nationally and internationally, Bill provides oversight of organisational compliance as part of the Audit Committee. He leads on GDPR, and is our Accounting Officer, as well as actively contributing to Health and Safety.
Cllr Frank Rust
Frank is one of our longest serving Board members; as a former County Councillor, and an active member of the local community, he brings a huge range of knowledge to his role as chair of our Service Committee.
As well as continuing in an active volunteering role, Richard’s experience in finance brings additional insight to our Resources Committee; whilst as a Town Councillor in Fleet, he has a good understanding of local authority structures.