Co-opted members sit on one of AUKL committees and may also be part of project teams. They work closely with the CEO and Trustees and bring special skills which they use to help AUKL achieve its goals and aims. They are volunteers and we are very grateful for the time and resources that they contribute to AUKL.
Are you interested in becoming an AUKL co-opted member? If so, please contact Sue Bailey: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vivien was an AUKL Trustee for nearly 8 years and in her final year served as Chair. She was also Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee and now serves as a co-opted member of the Governance Committee. She qualified as a solicitor in 1979 and was a partner with a busy Liverpool legal firm until she joined the Crown Prosecution Service in 1987. She specialized in complex casework and advocacy in the Crown Court and held a number of important lead roles, including those of Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse. Having moved into senior management, she became Lancashire's Chief Crown Prosecutor before her retirement in 2010.
Born and bred in the county, Vivien now lives in West Lancashire with her husband and has two children now in their twenties.
Zoe Fleming is Head of Wills, Probate and Trusts at Marsden Rawsthorn Solicitors. Zoe has the responsibility of marketing and developing the department and as team lead for the governance, training and compliance of the team. She qualified as a Solicitor in 2006. Zoe holds the STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) Diploma.
She is particularly interested in elderly client law. Further to this interest she acts as a professional trustee of family trusts and also acts as an attorney and deputy for a number of elderly and vulnerable clients. She is a long standing member of SFE (Solicitors for the Elderly) and is a Committee Member of the Lancashire Group.
Zoe joined Age UK Lancashire because she firmly believes in its values, bringing her commercial experience and professional skills to the charity. She is a co-opted member of the Business Development & Growth Committee, bringing her skills and experience to help the charity achieve its ambitions.
Zoe lives in Lytham St Annes and is married with one daughter.