Meet the Team

STAFF
At the heart of Leading Link is its core team of staff, who work tirelessly to ensure that the charity's key objectives are achieved.

Lyn Horton

Manager

Joined Leading Link: 2011

Responsible for: Strategic development

Tel: 01670 820088

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Lyn is the beating heart of Leading Link. She works with schools, businesses and other organisations to help create links and develop opportunities for young people in the region. She is also a Director and Facilitator for The Key.

She is responsible for the strategic side of the organisation including identifying funding opportunities and also leads delivery on the majority of our programmes.

 

 

 

Julie Greener

Office Manager

Joined Leading Link: 2011

Responsible for:  Finance and Admin

Tel: 01670 820088

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Julie is an integral part of the team. She is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day finances of the organisation, including packaging and pricing workshops, issuing invoices and dealing with cash flow. She also coordinates all aspects of administration, including record keeping, health and safety and gathering evidence of projects, as well as assisting in other areas of the business including planning and delivery.

 

 

 

Paul Lowder

Project Worker

Joined Leading Link: 2016

Responsible for:  Delivery of projects and workshops

Tel: 01670 820088

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Maria Olivers

Project Worker

Joined Leading Link: 2016

Responsible for:  Delivery of projects and workshops

Tel: 01670 820088

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Maria is the most recent addition to our staff team and her bubbly personality and professionalism towards the young people make her extremely valuable to Leading Link. Maria has years of experience in working with young people from diverse backgrounds and abilities and has run some very successful youth projects and activities. She has a natural ability to integrate and young people just gravitate towards her! We are delighted to have her on board!

 

 

 

Daniel Wilkinson

Social Media Assistant

Joined Leading Link: 2015

Responsible for:  Social Media and Digital Media

Tel: 01670 820088

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TRUSTEES
Leading Link is aided by a fantastic supportive Board of Trustees, who work tirelessly to help the organisation to be successful:

BOBBIE BROWN  Accountant, Northumberland Accountants   0800 180 4252 
RYAN SMAILES  Assistant Headteacher, St Benet Biscop Catholic High School  01670 822795
SAMANTHA LESLIE  Headteacher, St Aidan's Catholic First School  01670 813308
WENDY PARKER  Retired Assistant Headteacher  01670 820088

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
KEITH NEWMAN, Entrepreneur and owner of Public Relations company, Highlights PR.
 

We are always looking for dynamic and innovative professionals to join our experienced and dedicated team of trustees. If you are interested in getting involved and can commit to bi-monthly meetings, please call us on 01670 820088 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

PROJECT WORKERS AND VOLUNTEERS
In order to have maximum impact, the Leading Link team rely heavily upon the support of a growing network of dedicated volunteers and specialist project workers to help to assist in the delivery of projects.

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