We have an active and committed Trustee Board, which meets regularly and is managing the campaign to reopen the library. There are a number of sub committees tasked with handling specific areas of work, as follows:
Finance: Lynette Web (Treasurer), Sally Long (Chair)
Fundraising and Communications: Lia Colacicco, Annie Simpson, Sally Long, Wendy Tyrrell, Edward Lazarus
Buildings: Edward Lazarus, Sally Long
Programmes and Volunteers: Annie Simpson, Wendy Tyrrell, Tariq Dar, Julie Lyons, Andrew Aiken
Resources: Steven Cary, Mary Langford, Sonja Nerdrum, Jacqui Graham, Emma Proudley
Sally is an editor, copywriter and writer. She works for LexisNexis. She has written for the Metropolitan Police, TimeOut and The Grocer. She has edited government inquiry reports and policy documents.
Sally has administrative and marketing experience, and worked in education for the Qualification and Curriculum Authority. Her skills include document management, running and chairing meetings, conferences and community fairs and activities in private and public and voluntary sectors. She was dramaturg and promoter for successful fringe production Frank’s Closet, coordinating PR, raising funds and profile through social media, and coordinating promotional activities. Sally and has experience raising funds for art projects through crowdfunding platforms, grant applications and sponsorship.
Annie is a qualified teacher with 30 years’ experience of adult and community education and community development. She has experience managing staff and volunteers; managing budgets and writing funding applications as well as teaching. Annie has worked in a local authority, a large national charity and a small charity.
Annie teaches a variety of courses to groups of staff and parents in children’s centres.
Annie is interested in developing the opportunities for parents, children and older residents to access education, and has contacts within the local education service.
Wendy has an MA in Information Services Management from London Met University. She is a local mum of one and and has lived in Cricklewood since 2006. Her working life currently consists of developing and managing WordPress sites for small businesses and not-for-profit organisations, and, more recently, handling social media for non-profit organisations. When not working for money she is a serial volunteer and general campaigning busybody.
Amongst her other passions are reading (naturally), playing the ukelele, and singing. She runs an amateur a cappella harmony group called Wrablers.