OUR PEOPLE

YCC is made up of over 110 incredible employees as well as over 250 wonderful volunteers. Meet some of our team that make up the YCC family, below!

Trustees

Our Chair, Board of Trustees, and President are the registered owners of the charity, and the special people who make all of the important decisions. They are involved in every single decision that the charity makes, and ultimately are responsible for its success.

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Dr Ira Laketic-Ljubojevic

Chair of Trustees

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Judith Oliver

Chair of Education Committee

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Chris Hardern

Chair of Income & Partnerships Committee

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Gill Goodswen

Trustee

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Myrna Moore

Trustee

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Shakkela Ajaib-Latif

Trustee

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Phil Longworth

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Dave Wood

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Emma Clough

Chair of Children & Family Services Committee

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Gary Waterhouse

Trustee

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Governor Trustee

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Finance Trustee

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Leadership Team

The leadership team are the cogs that keep the charity moving; managing the day-to-day activities and working alongside the service managers of all departments. They work hard to research and develop strategy and ideas, working closely with the Board of Trustees.

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Mark Farmer

CEO

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Rob Edden

Head of Finance & Support Services

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Catherine McKenzie

Head of Children & Family Services

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Jacqui Green

Headteacher Brian Jackson College

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Sara Eltman

Head of Income & Partnerships

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Samantha Latchayya

Leadership Team Coordinator

Managers

Our department managers work at the forefront of the charity, supervising the teams that deliver services directly to the community, ensuring that a high quality is delivered every time, and that the charity remains complaint, accredited and competitive.

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Nicola Atkinson

Deputy Head Teacher at Brian Jackson College, Heckmondwike

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Brig Barrowclough

Deputy Head Teacher at Brian Jackson College, Huddersfield

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Katie Lockwood

Wellbeing Service Manager (Thriving Kirklees)

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Leah Butler

Contact Coordinator

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Christine Rhodes

Community Connections Service Manager

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Jonathan Fell

Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Programme (DAPP) Service Manager

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Rhona Mulvihill

Hopeful Families Service Manager

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Linda Page

Charity Shop Retail Manager

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Emma Cavanagh

Buildings Service Manager

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Samantha Cashman

Children and Family Services Admin Manager

Volunteers

YCC’s volunteers are made up of individuals, groups and organisations from across the Kirklees and Calderdale community. Our charity simply could not operate without the incredible support of our volunteers, working across child contact, colleges, charity shop, office admin, and more!

 

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