Meet The Team

Partnership Officers

Michele

Chair

Michele is a Bountagu resident and has been a Bountagu Partnership Member since early 2019.

She has been Partnership Chair since June 2020. She is co-Financial Liaison to Bountagu’s LTO, is an active member of several project subgroups, and also chairs the Children and Young People (CYP) subgroup, and the Bountagu Legacy subgroup.

Jacqui

Vice Chair

Jacqui is a Bountagu resident and has been a Bountagu Partnership Member since the Partnership was formed in 2013.

Her current appointment as Partnership Vice Chair began in January 2021. She is co-Financial Liaison to Bountagu’s LTO, is an active member of several project subgroups, and also chairs the Wellbeing/Covid Response subgroup.

Jany

Secretary

Jany is an Edmonton N9 resident and first became a Bountagu Partnership Member when the partnership was formed in 2013.

Her current appointment as Partnership Secretary began in June 2019. She is an active member of several project subgroups, and also chairs the Outreach, Engagement and Communication (OEC) subgroup.

Partnership Members & Projects

Christine

Over 50s: Chair

Christine is an Enfield resident and has been a volunteer and Bountagu Partnership Member for several years.

She has chaired the Older People (50+) subgroup since 2019, and is also an active member of the Developing Opportunities subgroup.

Clive

Partnership Member

Clive is a Bountagu resident and has been a Bountagu Partnership Member since June 2021.

Colleen

Coffee Morning: Project Lead

Colleen is an Edmonton N9 resident and has been a volunteer with Bountagu since 2013, contributing crucially to many projects focused on supporting older people locally.

She has been regularly involved with the Partnership since 2018, is a member of the Older People subgroup, and has a special interest in promoting connections to combat isolation. She is the lead volunteer for The Friday Coffee Morning project which runs as part of Bountagu’s Older People (50+) subgroup.

David

Developing Local Opportunities: Chair

Dave was a volunteer and Bountagu Partnership Member for several years.

He currently lives and works outside London, but was previously a local resident, and has strong ties and associations with Bountagu and Edmonton. He re-joined the Partnership after a break, and has been chair of the Developing Opportunities (DO) subgroup since 2020.

Janet

Allotment Volunteer

Janet is a Bountagu resident and has been regularly involved with the Partnership since 2020.

She has previously been a Partnership Member and a member of the Environment and Outdoor Spaces subgroup, but after stepping back from those roles, is now primarily a volunteer with a special interest in the Community Allotment project, which runs as part of Bountagu’s Environment and Outdoor Spaces subgroup.

Jheni

Partnership Member

Jheni is a Bountagu resident and has been a Bountagu Partnership Member since June 2021.

Lisa

Partnership Member

Lisa is a Bountagu resident and has been a Bountagu Partnership Member since November 2020.

She is an active member of several project subgroups.

Nomonde

Partnership Member​

Nomonde is a Bountagu resident and was a regular attendee of Bountagu’s youth hub as a teenager. After higher education, she returned and became a Partnership Member in June 2020.

She is an active member of the Children and Young People (CYP) subgroup.

Paul

Partnership Member

Paul is a Bountagu resident and has been a Bountagu Partnership Member since early 2019.

Sandra

Partnership Member

Sandra is a Bountagu resident and was a volunteer and Bountagu Partnership Member for several years.

She re-joined Partnership after a break, and has been a Partnership Member again since June 2020. She is an active member of the Environment and Outdoor Spaces subgroup.

Savannah

Partnership Member​

Savannah is an Edmonton N9 resident and was a regular attendee of Bountagu’s youth hub as a teenager. After higher education, she returned and became a Partnership Member in June 2020.

She is an active member of the Children and Young People (CYP) subgroup.

Rose

Coffee Morning: Volunteer

Rose is an Edmonton N9 resident and has been a volunteer with Bountagu since 2013, contributing crucially to many projects focused on supporting older people locally.

She has been regularly involved with the Partnership since 2018, and has a special interest in the Friday Coffee Morning project, which runs as part of Bountagu’s Older People (50+) subgroup.

Staff & Reps

George

Bountagu Office Manager

George is a Bountagu resident, and began volunteering with Bountagu in 2016 helpig establish the Job Club and Business  Network projects, and supporting various design and communications tasks.

He has been regularly involved with the Partnership since 2018 and since 2019 has been employed part time as Office Manager. He also sits on the OEC (Outreach, Engagement and Communications) subgroup, and volunteers at Bountagu’s community allotment.

Gill

Big Local Rep (Local Trust)

Every Big Local area has a rep assigned by Local Trust who helps the local partnership, providing support, advice, and encouragement to help them achieve their vision and deliver the Big Local outcomes and principles.

Reps act at various times as a mentor, broker, critical friend, facilitator, advisor, enabler, and guide to Big Local areas – providing information and support to inspire areas and encourage residents to take ownership of Big Local. Since 2018 Bountagu’s Local Trust Rep has been Gill Hutchinson.

Ian

LTO Rep (CVSBEH) Local Trusted Organisation

A Big Local partnership is not a constituted body, and relies on its ‘Local Trusted Organisation’ (LTO) to deal with legal, structural, and practical duties on its behalf.

This includes managing finances, employing staff, formalising contracts, and holding assets. They also meet regularly with Bountagu’s key volunteers and staff, providing experienced support, advice, and encouragement. CVS for Broxbourne and East Herts (CVSBEH) have been Bountagu’s LTO since 2018. Their Chief Officer, Ian Richardson is Bountagu’s assigned LTO rep.

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