Meet the Team
NTDF is managed by a Board of Trustees who employ a staff team comprising full, part time and sessional staff all of whom rely heavily upon a team of skilled, energetic and generous volunteers of all ages and abilities.
Sue Adams is the Chief Officer of NTDF responsible for operational and strategic management and development
Lead Community Development Worker
Liz Turnbull is Lead Community Development Worker, taking a hands on and community development approach to delivery of services, sustaining our DPULO and ensuring the range of projects and project areas come together to keep our charity strong.
Young peoples Development worker
Susan is responsible for overseeing our children and young peoples projects.
Powerful Young Voices Worker
Mathew is our powerful young voices worker and is also known for being our master of ceremonies at the NTDF Variety Show.
Complementary Health Worker
Liz is responsible for running our health and well - being sessions such as aromatherapy, reflexology and other complimentary health therapies.
Health and Heritage Worker
Annie is currently supporting our Healthwatch Research, our Heritage WW1 Project and in leading on good health matters, she facilitates our mental health gardening project, Relaxation courses and supports our NTDF shop.
Cafe and shop worker
Ali helps support in our NTDF Pop Up Shop as well was our NTDF Community Cafe
Songbirds Choir and Local Songs work
Celia is an accomplished singer – a famous performer and we are thrilled to have her as part of our team..
Sonia works as part as our Health & Wellbeing service & provides beauty and relaxation treatments
Youth Drama & Dance Worker
Tracey works within our youth project running drama & dance sessions (and is known to have some signature moves!)
Dr Alice Cree
Social Geographer, Tutor and Internal verifier to our accredited sources
Dr Alice Cree
Tutor and Internal Verifier – provider to our Employability work bringing those people furthest away for the labour market – closer to it.
Glen works on our Sing your own special song project
North Tyneside Disability Forums Management Commitee - Bob Dennis (Chairperson), Teresa Crawford (Vice Chairperson), John Higgins (Treasurer)
Pete Adams, Alan Bayliss, Joan Byrne, Ann Craven, Helen Dawson,
Rebecca Miller, Jimmy Nunn, Jake Oakes, Karen Oxnard, Audrey Reynolds, Kevin Rogerson, Bryan Young