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Meet the Board

Connection Support is overseen by a Board of Trustees.  Our trustees have a diverse range of skills and experience to help shape our direction. Find out about their background and why they choose to give their time and share their expertise with Connection Support.

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Jim Arnold

Chair

A commercial management professional for 40 years in the oil and gas, mail, rail, engineering,…

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Jenny Berrill

Trustee

Jenny has been a Member of the Trustees since November 2011, previously chair. Her background is…

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Mike Wortley

Trustee

Mike was appointed a Trustee in March 2019 and is a member of the Finance…

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Emily Dobell

Trustee

Emily joined the Board of Trustees in January 2020. She is a public health registrar…

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Dipen Parekh

Trustee

Dipen joined the Board of Trustees in June 2020 and also volunteers, supporting vulnerable people…

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David Bayes

Trustee

David joined the Board of Trustees in June 2018 as part of the merger with Padstones where…

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Anne Cooney

Trustee

Anne had a twenty-year career in IT, focussed on project and relationship management, before moving…

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Richard Allman

Trustee

Richard joined the Board of Trustees in September 2018 and also volunteers, befriending for vulnerable…