Trustee & Member Profiles

Rev. Sally Smith
Member

Sally is the Vicar at St Mark’s Church, Shelton in the Hanley Team Ministry.  She was previously a Registered nurse for learning disabilities, and worked in this field before her ordination in 2009....

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Philip Kidman
Member

Philip retired in August 2017 after working in a variety of special schools which, collectively, covered the range of needs as outlined in the SEN Code of Practice. He was a head teacher for 20...

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Louise Riley
Member

With over twenty years of extensive experience within education as a school leader, advisor and coach, Louise has a wealth of knowledge supplemented with a real passion for inclusion. Her leadership...

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Christopher Tarr
Member

Chris has recently retired after a very long and active career working in a range of business sectors. As a GPO technical apprentice, he rose to the rank of technical officer and also acted as...

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Gini Cotton
Trustee

Gini has over 10 years’ experience as a HR professional and is fully CIPD qualified. She has provided HR support to schools and academies across Stoke-on-Trent as well as neighbouring authorities....

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Ann Stone
Trustee

Ann has over 20 years’ experience as a qualified teacher. Whilst working at St Mark’s CE(A) Primary School her roles have included Inclusion Leader incorporating the roles of SENCO (Special...

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Christine Bray
Trustee

I have decided to offer my services as a Trustee at the Trent Community Trust because my experience and skills will enable me to continue to offer challenge and support into the future in order to...

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Margaret Tatton
Trustee

Personal: I am married with two daughters, my husband is retired. Our elder daughter works at Horton Lodge School and is a specialist in Conductive Education. Our younger daughter is Head keeper at...

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Robert Johnstone
Trustee

Robert is currently the Senior Executive Leader of the Trent Community Trust-MAT. He is an experienced education professional with many years of experience in this field. He is a qualified teacher...

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Lorna Maden
Trustee

Lorna Maden was appointed interim Director of Finance Business Partnering at the Ministry of Justice in November 2018. She joined the Civil Service in the early 1990s. Previous roles include: Head...

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Nick Carter
Trustee

Before recently retiring from teaching Nick worked for 36 years at an Independent School in Newcastle-under-Lyme. During his career at the School Nick had a wide range of responsibilities with the...

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Gill Howell
Trustee

Gill has a wide range of experience spanning both administration and education.  She was Head of Business Studies at a large 11-18 school in Staffordshire before coming to work in Stoke-on-Trent on...

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Stephen Lawley
Trustee

Steve had a long and active career with BT, starting as an engineering apprentice in Crewe. He worked his way up into management, and over the years through to a number of senior management...

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