Sharon Igoe (Chair)

 

Sharon has been a trustee since 2004 and became involved after moving onto the estate two years prior. She has a keen interest in community development and social equality, which is demonstrated by 20 years involvement in community and faith groups and charitable organisations. Sharon’s professional experience has focussed on family support and community development roles which have involved supporting people to make positive changes for themselves and their families. ​

Altynay Guney

 

Altynay is passionate about helping others and committed to improving the quality of life for communities. She is proud of her achievements and successes and how she has improved the quality of life for herself, her child and others through a commitment to study in her quest to ‘learn something new every day’. Altynay has a very vibrant life, supportive family and loyal friends who have been paramount in her success. Cycling and Nordic walking ensure she remains fit and healthy.

Kellock Ainley

 

Kellock worked as a Support Officer for Probation, Queens Road bail hostel for 18 years. Part of Kellock’s role was to provide an advocacy service, helping clients obtain tenancy, training and employment. Kellock has actively volunteered at a Community Centre and helped to launch an open access computer suite teaching the local community basic computer skills. Kellock voluntarily provides advocacy services to the local community, advising on various issues such as housing repairs and benefit entitlements. Kellock is a keen photographer, creative writer and enjoys arts and crafts.

Liga Dimante

 

Liga joined the board on 12 May 2020 to give her knowledge and professional expertise back to the community. She moved to Kingston upon Hull in 2005, passed the Met Police Test and has been working as interpreter and translator in Legal, Medical, Technical & General fields such as Police, NHS, HMRC, law courts and other public and private sectors since. Liga has a B.A. (Hons) in History of Culture from Latvian Culture Academy, her first career was in journalism. Liga is trilingual; she is also a language tutor and assessor at International School of Linguists (ISL) and DPSI online.

Marija Berin

 

Marija is retired, but volunteers at the Community Allotment at treasurer. She has lived in the UK for 16 years now and during that time, worked as a care assistant. Previously she worked as a teacher in Lithuania.

James Halls

 

 

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