Mac is an Anglican priest working within the Otter Vale Mission Community based around Ottery St Mary. Prior to his ordination he worked at Adventure Plus, an Oxfordshire based Christian charity, for 9 years as Trust Secretary and Senior Activity instructor. The charity works with young people through a variety of outdoor pursuits. Before that Mac worked as a Vice President of a large American multi-national corporation. He is also a chartered Accountant. Throughout most of his adult life he has had a particular interest in working with young people and helping them to be the best they can, living life to the maximum. He has been chairing The06 since its formation.
The other Trustees are David Briden, Heather Broadbent, Judith Webber, Kirsty Cann, Becky Gammon and Paul Snuggs.
David – Company Secretary – was a Bank Manager and Local Government Officer for 30 years. After retiring to Devon, he was then employed by Devon County Council and worked in the finance section of Social Services Childcare before retiring properly! He also runs the Ottery St Mary Foodbank.
Heather had a career as a nurse/midwife and a Senior Lecturer in Nursing. During her retirement she has taught Nursing/Midwifery and English in India on a part time basis over 14 years. She is also a Trustee for New Life Church which has a strong youth group.
Judith took early retirement from the IT industry, latterly for a global Oil and Gas Services company. She has been involved with church youth work for most of the past 40 years.
Kirsty is a teacher with many years’ experience in school as well as in the community planning, organising and delivering projects. As part of a committee, including the school PTA and pre-school, she has dealt with Human Resources, promotion and administration on many levels.
Becky has been a Childminder for the last 12 years, looking after the under 5s. This role was supported through being chair of the local preschool and a member of the local primary school PTFA. She is a trained Physical Education and Geography teacher and still enjoys engaging with older students at The Kings School through her involvement in the Ten Tors training programme. Becky is a PCC member at St. Mary’s Church, Payhembury where she is heavily involved in the planning, organisation and leading of much of the children’s, youth and families outreach work
Paul is a qualified Electronic Engineer working in the data communications industry as Technical design lead and Technical director of UK network and security solutions integrator. For the last 15 years he has been a self-employed IT consultant.