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Trustees & Staff

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Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is governed by a Board of Trustees, elected from and by the members. We employ experienced staff to run the Trust and carry out our conservation and education projects.

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust Trustees

Chair: Sue Mayer
Vice-Chair: David Charlton
Treasurer: Peter Bradbury
Trustees: David Charlton; Chris Gale; Mike Greenwood; Tony Hams; Trevor Hudson; Phil Shore; Fred Pickering; Sarah Fowler; Sarah Lewis; Huw Edwards; Nigel Huish; Paul Lynch

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust Staff

Chief Executive: Jo Smith

Head of HR and Governance: Stephanie Kershaw (24)

Support Services Officer (IT): Elizabeth Woodward (28)

Support Services Officer: Alison Mosley (33)

Head of Finance: Slava Haynes (14)

Finance Officer: Linda Taylor (34)

Head of Living Landscapes (South): Angela Mayson

Head of Living Landscapes (North): Tim Birch (11)

Biodiversity Planning Assistant: Carole Boon

DerwentWISE Scheme Manager: Tania Pells (26)

DerwentWISE Finance and Administration Officer: Nadine Stevenson (31)

DerwentWISE Community Engagement Officer (Natural Heritage): Dave Savage (30)

DerwentWISE Community Engagement Officer (Cultural Heritage): Rachel Costigan

DerwentWISE Community Engagement Officer (Arts & Interpretation): Jo Wheeler   

Regional Manager (White Peak): Kieron Huston (17)

Biodiversity Planning Officer: Ceridwyn Jennings

Biodiversity Planning Officer: Trevor Taylor (9)

Regional Manager (Derwent): Louise Valantine (4)

Community Engagement Officers: Diane Gould (27), Emma Wood (12)

Conservation Assistant: Oliver Foulds (8)

Living Rivers Officer: Kath Stapley (36)

Badger Vaccination Co-ordinator: Debbie Schindler

Head of Business Development: Jane Proctor (3)

Senior Marketing Officer: Kaite Helps (18)

Marketing Officers: Claire Hanley-Opik, Ben Fearn 

Funding Development Officer: Peter Lee (6)

Enquiries Officer: Nick Brown (2)

Head of Commercial Development: Ellen Fineran (7)

Corporate and Major Gifts Officer: Carol Phillips 

Membership Officer: Shoshanah Crookes

Membership Sales Officers: Tanya Perkins, Rob Dawson, Liam McGuire  

Reserves Officers: Julia Gow (35); Kate Lemon (20); Sam Willis (23), Paul Harasimow (13) 

Conservation Farming Officer: Jonathan Preston (16)

Midweek Volunteer Team Leader: Hetty Grant