North Bristol Advice Centre is run by a dedicated team of staff & volunteers and is governed by an independent management committee of local residents and professionals with a wide range of skills and experience.
Sally Gapper - CEO
Luke Albarran - Advice Team Manager
Katherine Tanko - Fundraising and Communications Officer
Janie Randell - Community Advice Service Coordinator
Jennifer Hudson - Community Advice Service Coordinator
Ruth Metelerkamp - SHARP Superviser and Caseworker
Helen Stone - Volunteer Coordinator
Selman Sheshi - Finance Manager
Melinda Marton - Data Quality and Trainee Finance Officer
Allison Clarke - Administrator
Jenni Wilson - Administrator
Arifa Akhter - Receptionist
Jude Ponting - Advice Worker
Mandy Williams - Advice Worker
Linda Mullholland - Advice Worker
Karen Donovan - Triage Worker
Rebekah Grose - Triage Worker
Emmanuelle Claverie - Training Development Worker
Miranda Lovelock - Community Navigator Coordinator
Christopher Vyce - Community Navigator
Emily Deplae - Community Navigator
We are also ably assisted by a dedicated and highly valued team of volunteers.
Chair - Helen Ball
Head of Policy & Equalities at Bristol City Council and Service Director, Bristol Partnership, Helen has a solid background working in the voluntary sector and excellent understanding of equality issues and people and financial management.
Trustee - Isabel Webley
English Teacher at Romney Avenue School until retiring and School Governor for 8 years, Isabel also volunteers with Bristol Credit Union and is treasurer of the local Labour Party.
Trustee - Sian Edmunds
Partner at the Bristol based law firm Burges Salmon. She lives in North Bristol and has two children who attend schools in North Bristol.
Trustee - Jitu Shah
Now retired, Jitu spent the whole of his working life in the IT industry, specialising in applications development and delivery in the banking, general finance and public sectors. He is happily married with two daughters and a grandson. He loves the outdoors and working in the community.
Trustee - Will Dunkerley
Currently UK Director of Xiting, a Swiss-based IT security consulting and software development house, Will specialises in database security for corporate clients. He supplies software and consulting services to businesses who run SAP solutions, protecting their data from both internal and external attack threats. His other interests include health and fitness, reading, and finance and economics.
We warmly welcome committed people who live or work in the communities we serve to join our management committee.