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Team Shabang

Team Shabang!


Amanda Drennan – Chair

a school governor, a support assistant in a primary school, parent of a young adult with Down syndrome, an adoptive parent of a child with foetal alcohol syndrome, a Shabang volunteer

Farida Flaye – Finance

a HR and payroll administrator and parent to a young adult with additional needs

Barry Pavier

a retired university lecturer and volunteer community activist

Katie Whittaker

a nursery manager, a fundraiser, a mother of a young boy with additional needs, a Shabang volunteer

Lily Lockwood

a creative crafts practitioner, active in Ms Creative arts sessions for girls and young women, Lily has autism

Core Staff

Russ Elias – Project Delivery Worker

lecturer in counselling, bereavement counsellor, mentor, performer, musician, writer, composer with over 30 years experience and parent of a son with additional needs

Kim Reuter – Project Manager and Delivery Worker

teacher, performer, musician and maker with over 30 years experience in the field, project manager, fundraiser and parent of a son with additional needs

Sue Tongue – Admin Manager

over 25 years experience of arts administration, fundraising, financial management, project and production experience with a range of arts organisations

Sheila Woodhead – Project Support Worker

family support worker, qualified social worker, artist and maker, parent of a son with additional needs