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Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin is an independent registered charity led by local volunteer trustees working with and for older people in Shropshire.

An older woman at a day centre

Trustee board

President: Anne Wignall

Chair: Sue Robson

Deputy Chair: David Bell

Treasurer: Emma Dickenson

Committee: Dennis Cook, Sal Hampson

Co-opted: Nick Renshaw, Davina Fairweather

Life Vice Presidents (non voting): Christine Greenhalgh, John Greenhalgh

About our trustees

Anne WignallAnne Wignall

Anne was an English teacher before working in the charity sector as a campaigner and education specialist. She is a board member of several national and international charities and works with a number of local groups. She has been a trustee of Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin since 2009.

Sue RobsonSue Robson

Sue is the founder director of Supreme Home Care, a Shropshire based local domiciliary care agency. She also owns a residential care home in the county. A graduate nurse, Sue spent part of her career as a manager in the NHS with eight years’ experience in a variety of board level positions. In 2016 she was awarded the Shropshire Partners in Care award for promoting care as a positive career.

David BellDavid Bell

David Bell has been a trustee since 2013 and is Chair of the Services Committee. He is concerned to support Age UK services in Shropshire and Telford and he lives in Madeley in south Telford. His work experience includes teaching, running social projects and roles with local authorities, including in Shropshire.

Emma DickensonEmma Dickenson

Emma is a qualified accountant and worked in manufacturing and industry for nearly 20 years before moving into the social housing sector in 2009. She currently works at Wrekin Housing Trust and her experience will enable her to be a critical friend to Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin.

Dennis CookDennis Cook

Dennis retired in February 2016 from working as a software developer and analyst and running his own limited company for 20 years. Since retiring, he has been a volunteer at Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin's Much Wenlock day centre and became a trustee in October 2016.

Sal HampsonSal Hampson

Sal has been a trustee since 2009. She is also a founder/director of SAND: Safe Ageing No Discrimination, which works to improve the experiences and increase the expectations of older and old lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people accessing health and social care in Shropshire.

Nick RenshawNick Renshaw

Nick hopes that his experience as an executive coach and former head teacher can support the further development of great services for people in later life. He lives in Shrewsbury and looks forward to his role as a trustee being involved in the services the charity offers and their fantastic fundraising activities.

Davina FairweatherDavina Fairweather

After a varied career in corporate business, charities, higher education (in the UK and Russia) and independent schools, Davina now runs her own management consulting business, with particular emphasis on marketing and fundraising. When not working she devotes her time to embroidery, textiles and other volunteering activities. She has personal experience of elderly care and hopes to have inherited her parents’ longevity genes! Davina has recently fulfilled her wish to return to live in Shropshire.