Those standing at the AGM 2020 can be found here:

Resolutions to pass AGM 2020.docx

Trustees

Richard Hadfield

Richard Hadfield

Chair of Trustees

Richard is a local business owner and over the years has advised government departments, MPs/parliamentary committees and tech companies. He has been a Chair of Governors, a National Leader in Governance, co-founded an education technology accelerator (EDUCATE) and was also Chair of TechUK’s Education Group. More importantly you can see him running around Flo Park playing football on most Saturday mornings or in the wonderful Flo Park panto! He lives in Florence Park with his wife and two teenage daughters.

Candida March

Candida March

Society Secretary, local resident, community engagement and business adviser.

Candida March has been an Oxford resident since 1982 and lives locally to the centre. She campaigned for Flo’s in the early days, and has been on the Boards of Metro Safety Group, UKNAR CIC, INTRAC, Film Oxford, Oxford HR, Oxford Urban Wildlife Group and Florence Park Community Association.

Paul Roberts

Paul Roberts

CEO of local social enterprise Aspire, Trustee

Paul is the Chief Executive of Aspire Oxford an award-winning employment charity and social enterprise, founded in 2001. Aspire helped to incubate Flo’s in its early stages.

Shilpa Bhatt

Shilpa Bhatt

Oxford resident, equalities and children’s services consultant. Trustee

Shilpa was Head of two Children Centres in Oxfordshire. With a post graduate degree in science she has worked as consultant and delivered training in stakeholder engagement and equality and management in different sectors. Trustee.

Kirsten Dennis

Kirsten Dennis

Local resident, parent, digital marketing specialist. Trustee and communications lead.

Kirsten, a New Zealander, has lived in Florence Park for three years. She runs a digital and marketing consultancy specialising in publishing, hospitality, the performing arts and charitable sectors. Trustee.

Catherine Kernot

Catherine Kernot

Local resident and parent. Trustee leading on fundraising.

Catherine has lived in Oxford since 1996 and in Florence Park since 2009. She has held senior fundraising roles at the University of Oxford and Royal Shakespeare Company, working on a wide range of campaigns including the redevelopment of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. She now works for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust as Communications and Engagement Manager for the Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre.

Judith Secker

Judith Secker

Trustee

Judith is retired from work first as a trade union organiser (construction then health service) and from a second career in equalities, HR and staff training with the University of Oxford. Her community involvement has included setting up and chairing a cooperative day nursery in South London and most recently, until moving to Florence Park in 2019, chairing Wolvercote Young People‘s Club’s board of trustees.

Roger Allum

Roger Allum

Treasurer

Roger is an accountant working at local firm Chapman,
Robinson and Moore. He specialises in audit and the charity
sector, although works across all areas of accountancy.

Before retraining as an accountant, Roger worked for 8 years
in development for an Oxford College. During this time he
developed a keen interest in the charity sector which has
transferred well into his accountancy specialism.

Staff team

Tanja Fletcher

Tanja Fletcher

Nursery manager

Tanja lives locally in Florence Park and has raised her children here. She has 20 years’ experience working in Early Years and experience in a range of settings including nurseries, pre-schools, children’s centre and a Foundation Unit in a primary school. She holds a BA in Early Years education and is Forest School leader.

Makena Lohr

Makena Lohr

Communities manager

Makena is our centre manager for communities and communication. She works on communications, fundraising and supporting our volunteers. Makena has lived in Oxford for 5 years, working for a range of charities and community groups. Alongside her role at Flo’s she currently setting up a charity called Xenia for women learning English.

Helen Mets-Tooma

Helen Mets-Tooma

Operations and Cafe manager

Helen has worked in catering management for 16 years and joined the team at Flo‘s in January 2020 to re-launch Flo’s cafe. Originally from Estonia Helen has lived in Oxfordshrie for 10 years.

Annie Davy

Annie Davy

Strategy adviser and consultant

Annie lives locally and set up The Nature Effect Community Interest Company in 2011. Annie is founder of Barracks Lane Community Garden – a thriving project in East Oxford established over 10 years ago. Recently completed a six-month Interim Headship Role with Grandpont Nursery School.

Helen Osborn

Helen Osborn

Refill shop supervisor
Elisabetta Vachetto

Elisabetta Vachetto

Cafe Supervisor

Originally from Italy, Elisabetta has lived in Oxford for 3 years. Graduated in history of cinema in Turin, she worked for few years for a local newspaper as a freelance photographer and TV director. She has experience working in a cafe, restaurant and managing a guest house. She loves being social, travel and take pictures of people.

Davide Cantarini

Davide Cantarini

Chef
Lucy Jerreat

Lucy Jerreat

Community Administrator

Lucy has lived in Oxfordshire all of her life, worked for a well known communications company for 27 years, working for the Chairman’s Office for 10 years and more recently as an administrator for a fancy dress company. She is also a part time hairdresser working in her local community.

Naomi Clark

Naomi Clark

OX4FreeFoodCrew Coordinator

Naomi coordinates the OX4 Free Food Crew, a partnership between Ark-T, Waste2Taste, and Flo’s - The Place in the Park, which has been set up to alleviate food poverty for people affected by Covid-19. Naomi studied in Oxford and now lives locally.

Fadia

Fadia

Cafe Team

Alice

Alice

Cafe Team
Michaela

Michaela

Cafe Team
Richard

Richard

Cafe Team
Sadie

Sadie

Cafe Team
Maddie

Maddie

Cafe Team
Wendy

Wendy

Cafe Team

 Steering Group, Founding members and volunteers.

Jane Gallagher

Jane Gallagher

Flo’s Community Sub Group member

Jane has lived in Florence Park since 2000. She has been a primary and secondary teacher and more recently worked as Play Development Officer. She has taken a lead in the highly successful resurgence of the Florence Park Community Centre, organising the first Playing Out street play project and setting up street parties. She is editor of Florence Park Newsletter, and is a local parent.

Hilary Walker

Hilary Walker

Flo’s Community Sub-group member

Hilary is Flo’s lead on safeguarding. She brings experience from working in family centres, children’s social work, teaching adults and safeguarding. She has lived in Florence Park for seventeen years.

Wynter Blathwayt

Wynter Blathwayt

Website
Drew Brammer

Drew Brammer

Stig

Stig

Design
Jane Fisher

Jane Fisher

Community Sub Group member
Damian Haywood

Damian Haywood

Oxford Resident, County Councillor, Charity Trustee, School Governor and Operational Manager for a Clinical Research Department at University of Oxford.

Damian has a child with profound disabilities and provides Flo’s with advice regarding their SEND requirements. He is a County Councillor locally with an interest in education, public health and the environment.