Below are all the people involved with the running of the Youth Club
BEAMINSTER YOUTH CLUB CHARITABLE TRUST MEMBERS
Michael Jupp Chair
Joanne Phillips Vice Chair A researcher with a background in Government and Social Research. Offering support in designing the consultation methodology for our business plan and funding to make sure that it is objective and impartial
Simon Hyett Treasurer
Joy Edwards 1975-1980 Full time primary Teacher in Weymouth and Portland areas 1980-1987-Voluntary Guide leader 1987 -1993 Part Time Teacher/Supply 1993-current Peripetetic Teacher of Music 1990-current Volunteer in Scouting holding many roles 1995-current Church PCC Secretary 2000-current Sunday School Leader and Church Children's worker 2016-current Trustee of Beaminster Youth Club I hold current DBS' for working in schools, Scouting, Church Work and Beaminster Youth Club
Sarah Woodley I was brought up in the Beaminster area and used to attend the Youth Club during the early 2000’s. With close family situated all across West Dorset, I currently live in Mosterton with my husband and two young children, who look forward to attending the centre themselves, in the years to come. Having been a Beaminster estate agent for the past 12-years, I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to personally support the centre alongside our professional sponsorship, at Mayfair Town & Country.
Rev Joanna Neary
Harriet Stacey-Marks Harriet grew up in West Dorset on a farm just outside Frampton and attended St Osmonds in Dorchester then later Canford School where she completed 12 GCSE’s and 3 A-levels before reading History of Art at Oxford Brookes University.
After graduating from her degree she entered into the world of Estate agency in Oxfordshire where she progressed through the ranks from to become a branch manager. Her career in agency now spans 14 years, in Oxfordshire, South Wales, London and now settling back to her roots in West Dorset as Principal for Mayfair Town & Country overseeing the Dorset and South Somerset division, but bases herself in the Beaminster branch. Harriet is married to local landscape gardener James and they live in Southover.
Philip Elliott I am a married retired pensioner with two daughters and grand children. I first became involved with the youth club when I was the Beaminster Town Council's representative many years ago. Although I am no longer with the Council, I have stayed with the club and helped to set up the charity and became a founder member of the Trust.
David Leader I was a police officer for 31 years working in London and retired as a Detective Inspector.I spent most of my time investigating major and organised crime. I have been a qualified youth worker since the 1980's and for 5 years ran a youth club in West Drayton London, as well as carrying out youth work. I have worked for the Princes Trust and as a mentor for people whose first language is not English. I am a qualified football coach and have run many youth football teams. I am a Parish Councillor, chairman of the Bridport Football Partnership, chairman of Broadwindsor Group Parish Community Land Trust and work part time at Broadwindsor Primary school. I also own and run a small holiday cottage business with my wife.
Jeanette Benton I am married with two children and four grandchildren and I have lived in Beaminster for 7 years.
I have worked in the following areas: Finance and Administration: Banking, Civil Service, Local Government (London Borough of Merton), Surrey CC,6th Form College - Head of Admin & HR - major budget holder. Trained as a Youth Leader, on qualifying, ran a Local Govt. Youth Centre. Chairman of Governors for a MLD Special School. President of local WI. Tax Officer with HMRC.
Since moving to Beaminster I have been involved in community activities, e.g. WI (committee member for 5years), Beaminster Society, Horticultural Society and as a volunteer in the Library once a week. I also worked with Rebecca Knox in the Job Club, using my HR expertise. Now a Trustee for the YC.
Since community is very important to me, I totally concur with the Business Plan aims, which will be of benefit to the whole community, to meet their needs in these difficult and challenging times.