Meet The Team

 

Frank Peet – Chair of Trustees

Frank has a background in social care for 35 years, working for the London Borough of Bexley for 15 years and then with his own care home for a further 20 years. On retiring he was approached by family friends to consider a role at Swanley Therapy Centre. In 2012 he was invited onto the comittee and eventuallya greed to take on the role of Chair of Trustees. The role expanded significantly to meet the needs of a small charity, including more hands on duties, but Frank’s previous experience in running a facility, particularly in rebuilding in 2000, has proved invaluable.

Martin Bevan – Treasurer

Martin volunteered to act as Treasurer in 2005 after retiring from a role in export and project finance. His duties involve producing monthly management accounts and full financial statements at the year end. As well as additional returns required to comply with Charity Commission and Companies House requirements, compilation of information for HMRC Gift Aid submissions and liaising with Fund Raiser on grant funding possibilities.

Lindsey Johnson – Centre Manager

Lindsey joined the Centre as Manager in 2021. She has over 20 years of experience working in both the public and private sector and has worked with many charities. She has also volunteered and been on the committee for a few local charity and community groups. Alongside running the Centre Lindsey is also working on it’s development.

 

Julie Ginn – Deputy Manager

Julie started volunteering in 2008 before joining the team in 2014. She has a background in volunteering as a befriender. Julie runs our evening and Saturday sessions. Her duties include managing operational and cleaning procedures.

 

 

Ellen Whittaker – IT Manager

Ellen started volunteering at the Centre in 2012 and began working in 2015. Her duties include maintaining the computer and IT systems, updating social media and the website as well as producing posters, leaflets and other materials for the Centre.