Meet The Staff
Accounts Assistant/Secretary to the Board
Julia provides support to Christine in the finance department including pay roll, book keeping and project budget updates. She has also recently taken on the role of Secretary to the Board.
Christine takes responsibility for all financial aspects and works alongside staff to ensure accurate financial records and reports are compiled and maintained as required.
Senior Rural Officer
Janet has worked at Community Lincs since 2002. Her role involves working with individuals and community groups across the county providing a range of advice, information and support in tackling rural issues. This includes Community Consultation and Neighbourhood Planning; assisting with the development of new and existing community groups; managing the Community Chest Fund ( West Lindsey); projects related to affordable warmth across the county.
TED Project Manager
Neil was appointed to the post of Project Manager for T.E.D. in East Lindsey in March 2016 and is responsible for the management of the project team and successful delivery of the various strands aimed at making sure older people are better connected, feel positive about ageing, have the opportunity to influence how business and services are designed and reduce loneliness and isolation. Funded by the Big Lottery Ageing Better Fund, Neil’s responsibilities also include project monitoring, supporting the commissioning process and liaising with the Project Management Group.
Teresa has worked for Community Lincs since 1992. As Resource Manager she carries out most of the procurement for the organisation, she is the Line Manager for the Administration Team and ensures the smooth running of the office in general. Some of her other responsibilities are ICT, Health and Safety (Teresa is qualified to Level 3 NEBOSH) and is the First Aid at Work representative (First Aid at Work Qualified for 15 years). One of her other responsibilities is to manage volunteers within the organisation.
TED Research and Evaluation Officer
Guy is the Research and Evaluation Officer for the T.E.D. project in which he is working closely with other members of staff to ensure that the project meets its research outcomes. This includes working with Community Researchers and T.E.D. friends as well as beneficiaries and other stakeholders within the T.E.D. Network. He also liaises with universities of Nottingham and Lincoln who are partners in the TED Project. Guy also liaise with Ecorys, who are the research body appointed by the Big Lottery Fund.
Fundraising and Communications Manager
Stuart’s role is to co-ordinate the development, marketing and delivery of Community Lincs Consultancy Services work delivered through the small team of consultant staff and supported by the Administration function. Stuart also oversees the Community Lincs external facing communications with particular emphasis on ensuring Brand development and integrity.
TED Volunteer Co-ordinator
Rhiane joined Community Lincs in September 2015. Her role is to lead on the volunteering aspect of T.E.D. and her duties include developing and publicising the T.E.D. volunteer roles, recruitment, training and managing T.E.D. volunteers with the Area Co-ordinators.
Tracy works as part of the administration team on various administrative tasks including ordering the stationery, looking after the photocopier and franking machine. She also specialises in design work for Community Lincs staff and she is the organiser for the Digital Photographic Competition.
Andrew’s main role is to manage the insurance scheme Community Lincs operate in conjunction with Zurich Insurance for Community Buildings and Parish Councils. This includes all sales, administration and advice given to these various community groups on the products, not only in Lincolnshire but on a national basis.
Lisa joined Community Lincs in June 2013 as a volunteer helping with any administration duties that needs to be done. Since then she is now the part-time admin assistant within the team.
Administrator and Community Oil Scheme
Sharon supports the Succeeding Together women’s project and is the administrator for the Community Oil Buying Scheme. She is also responsible for communications and the sending out of bulk emails, along with the monthly News and Update Bulletin.
Community Development Officer
Kathryn joined Community Lincs in September 2016. Her role includes maintaining the social media accounts at Community Lincs and distributing press releases to promote Community Lincs and provide information to the Lincolnshire community; leading on a Service Families Project to build relationships with service families and their local communities, and supporting on various projects such as the Good Neighbour Scheme, Community Transport and Neighbourhood Planning.
Amy Nichols - Thomas
Amy Nichols-Thomas has worked for Community Lincs since 2003, currently as Operations Manager, with responsibility for managing the fieldwork officers and overseeing the delivery and management of all external contracts. Amy is also the organisation’s Quality lead.
TED Area Co-ordinator (Mablethorpe)
Tracy joined Community Lincs in August as T.E.D. Area Co-ordinator for Mablethorpe and Alford. Her role involves building up an Asset Map of all the social activities and organisations in the area which support people aged 50+. she am also responsible for working with the rest of the team to develop a Network for T.E.D. and to deliver events and pop up café sessions across the area.”
Roy’s main role is to provide support to the field work team with research activities, project development and delivery of consultancy services contracts. His areas of expertise include the development of Good Neighbour’s Schemes; Housing Needs Surveys; Age friendly business development; developing community facilities; the provision of energy saving advice.
TED Communications and Support Officer
Claire’s role is to support the T.E.D. Project Team in the development and implementation of the Talk, Eat and Drink in East Lindsey Project, with particular focus on the Marketing and Communications Strategy. Duties include promoting and spreading the word about the project via newsletters, social media and press releases, and assistance with the organisation of events and activities.
John has worked for Community Lincs since 2008 and manages digital projects. This includes the development and maintenance of the Community Lincs websites and any other web site projects managed on behalf of other organisations. John also leads on our commercial web design work and delivers in house training to help staff look after their own web pages.
Senior Rural Officer
Samantha is an experienced community development officer who has specific responsibilities for the promotion and improvement of rural service provision in Lincolnshire. She works with volunteers providing advice, information and training for community building and plays area management committees. She has also managed grant funds, helped to develop community groups and advises on affordable warmth issues.
Senior Administrator/Events Organiser
Jenny has worked for Community Lincs since 1998 and helps with the smooth running of the administration department covering for the Resource Manager in the Admin Department when she is out of the office. She maintains the Community Lincs database and helps to organises all aspects of events which are run by Community Lincs. She provides support for the Rural Community Facilities Officer, admin support for the Community Chest Fund and Plugging the Gap.
Fiona White has worked for Community Lincs since 2001in a variety of roles supporting the Lincolnshire Voluntary and Community Sector. In 2006 she was appointed Chief Executive and has overall responsibility for the management of the organisation, which includes staff management; strategic planning; board liaison and development; business development and external relationship management.
TED Area Co-ordinator (Louth)
Sue is the T.E.D coordinator for Louth and surrounding areas, developing the T.E.D. project, to support people aged fifty and over. Her role involves Asset Mapping and Network Development. Sue is also involved in working closely with volunteers at events, as part of the befriending programme and in the evaluation of Age Friendly businesses. She also arranges events and pop up cafes, to encourage people to become more involved in social activity.
T.E.D. Area Coordinator (Skegness)
Elizabeth is the T.E.D. Co-ordinator for Skegness and the surrounding area. Part of her role involves building an asset map of organisations and groups in the locality who support people in the 50+ age group. She is also involved in recruiting volunteers to support the T.E.D. programme and in developing the T.E.D. network.