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Meet the team

 

Jacquie Hime 

Executive Director
Jacquie has been Director of North Herts CVS since 2004 and has experience in all matters relating to running community groups and the voluntary sector. As Director, Jacquie has overall responsibility for managing North Herts CVS and reports to the Chair of our Board of Trustees.
Jacquie’s background is in HR and she previously worked at Reuters. Since moving to Hertfordshire in 1992, Jacquie has volunteered with a number of local charities including the Citizen’s Advice Bureau.
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Kate Lake

Operations Manager

Contact Kate to enquire about Breakaway Playschemes

Kate has been at North Herts CVS for over ten years and is the Operations Manager, she is responsible for managing all the CVS playschemes and Saturday clubs for children/young with SEN, Kate also line manages a number of NHCVS project staff.
In her spare time, Kate also coaches a young netball team in Stevenage. Prior to joining NHCVS, Kate worked at Fujitsu as a Customer Service Manager
and Lombard Tricity Finance.
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Alessandra Marabese

Executive Assistant

Alessandra joined CVS in May 2017.  She comes to CVS with a wealth of experience gained in construction supply management and is actively involved in a number of local community associations and organisations.  Alessandra’s role is to support the Executive Director and team leaders in project delivery whilst having specific responsibility for the management of the Stoneyhall Community Center.

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Rebecca Fatharly

Information and Communications Officer

#TeamHerts Volunteering Marketing and Communications Manager (maternity cover)

Contact Rebecca to enquire about Training, Dragons' Apprentice Challenge, #TeamHerts marketing and communications 

Rebecca joined the CVS after gaining a BA in English and American Literature from the University of Kent. Whilst at University she was a content writer for InQuire, and volunteered throughout her degree. Rebecca coordinates the HCF courses and the Dragons' Apprentice Challenge. She is also covering Abby's maternity leave for #TeamHerts
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Savita Mason

Events and Marketing Coordinator for #TeamHerts Volunteering

Contact Savita to enquire about #TeamHerts Volunteering events or to submit a case study for promotion

Savita joined CVS in September 2012. Before joining CVS, Savita volunteered as part of the Communications Team at the Herts MS Therapy Centre, helping to raise awareness of the services available for people with multiple sclerosis and other neurological conditions. Savita has a degree in Business and Management from Aston University in Birmingham. In her role Savita organises #TeamHerts Volunteering events and delivers the Volunteer Coordinator Network Forums and Introduction to Volunteering. She also supports with the marketing for #TeamHerts Volunteering and the North Herts & Stevenage Volunteer Centre.
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Jon Brown

Community Transport Scheme Manager

Contact Jon to enquire about Community Transport in North Herts and Stevenage

Jon joined North Herts CVS as Community Transport Manager in June 2015. He previously served for six and half years as a Volunteer Manager for a successful overseas mission charity. Jon was delighted to return to the charitable sector as he very much believes in the role of the volunteer. Jon is also an actor and director and is a member of two local theatre companies.

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Lucy Nottingham

Furniture Link Coordinator
Contact Lucy to enquire about Furniture Link

Lucy joined CVS in 2016 after gaining a BA in Philosophy at the University of Southampton. Whilst at University Lucy was a Student Ambassador and supported the recruitment and outreach team. Lucy is the Furniture Link Coordinator and is also the Administrator for Breakaway.Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01462 863800

 

 

Nora Anderson

Community Transport Coordinator

Contact Nora to discuss Community Transport trips

Nora joined CVS in 2015, shortly before our North Herts and Stevenage Community transport schemes, merged with the Lister car scheme,

having previously been a volunteer driver for the Lister scheme.

Nora primarily looks after trips and drivers in the Stevenage area.

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Anne Taylor

Membership Support Coordinator

Contact Anne to enquire about advice on all issues related to developing your group, and Volunteer Centre enquiries

Anne has been working at NHCVS for 11 years and has spent the last 25 years working in and with voluntary groups - much of it in fundraising.
As our Membership Support Officer, she can help new community groups set up and help more established groups to meet challenges as they grow. This can include reviewing governing documents, developing the management committee, funding advice, volunteer recruitment and many other issues.
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Kat Shepherdson

#TeamHerts Volunteering Manager

Contact Kat to enquire about matters regarding #TeamHerts Volunteering

Kat Shepherdson is the manager of the #TeamHerts Volunteering project which launched in 2015, previously to this Kat managed the North Herts, Stevenage and Buntingford Timebank at NHCVS. Kat in the past has sat on varies trustee boards and continues to volunteer in the community.

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Tom Burton

Technical Services Coordinator

Contact Tom to enquire about CRM, Digital Inclusion, Social Media training

Tom is currently the NHCVS Technical Services Coordinator. Having joined in January 2014, he has worked on a number of projects for the CVS, and is currently responsible for maintenance of the CVS's CRM, websites, software and equipment, as well as teaching social media, both to beginners, and more focused teaching to those working for community organisations and charities. Tom also runs Digital Inclusion classes which aim to teach Elderly and Disabled people how to use the internet and tablets to stay independent; and currently works on secondment one day a week with Connect Hertfordshire.
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Michelle James

Families First Worker

Contact Michelle to enquire about Housing Intervention

Michelle is the Housing Intervention (Families First) Worker at North Herts CVS, working in partnership with Families First and North Hertfordshire Homes.

Families First are aimed at taking action to support a child, young person or their family, as soon as a problem emerges, offering intensive holistic support through a partnership approach to those with the most complex and enduring needs at a targeted/early intervention level.  Michelle supports the project in North Herts.
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Christine Dillnutt

Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Contact Christine to enquire about Board of Trustee matters

Christine is Secretary to the Board of Trustees, a role she previously carried out for Stevenage CVS for over 10 years. In her spare time, Christine is a volunteer with
two countywide charities supporting people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
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