Who's who

Paul Whittle - Club Manager and Senior Youth Worker

Born on the day St Andrew’s Club opened in its new premises following destruction in WW2, the Club has always been part of Paul’s life. A member since childhood, Paul has been general manager of the Club for over 30 years. He has six children of his own who have all been Club members

Adrian Phillips - Deputy Club Manager

Adrian Phillips has worked at the Club since he was sixteen, and before that was a member from the age of nine, so he has lots of first-hand experience of what the members of St Andrew's want and need!

Burcin Tagman - Deputy Club Manager

Burcin joined the Club in 2010 and brought a new female dynamic to the senior staff team. With a background in recruitment Burcin has added new and exciting activities, specifically aimed at our female members, increasing the full participation and confidence of new members. Her work has resulted in an influx of new members.

Sarah Nicholls - Deputy Club Manager

Sarah was an experienced Teaching Assistant who has worked with young people aged 3-19 years in an autism specialist school implementing the national curriculum and promoting physical, emotional and social development. As well as specialising in art, being a mental health first aider and qualified in advanced child protection awareness, in 2018 she achieved the Level 3 Diploma in Youth Work Practice through YMCA George Williams College and is now studying for a degree in Youth Work Practice. Sarah also runs Junior Club on Monday nights.

Helen Hughes - Junior Club Leader

Helen volunteered at Junior Club some years ago when her children were young. She took over as Leader for 2 years. After a 7 year break she is now back working with new generations of young people and leads Junior Club on Wednesday nights.

Annette Fettes - Development Director

Annette has worked in the charity sector for over twelve years and joined the Club after fundraising for a local Kent Hospice. She holds a diploma in Fundraising from the Institute of Fundraising and feels privileged to help raise awareness of and funds for the amazing work that goes on at the Club for the 700 members who depend on it each year.

Linda Llewellyn - Office Manager

Linda is a former member whose children also attended the Club. She has worked extensively in the charity sector, is committed to supporting the local community and regularly volunteers and supports local initiatives including The Big Local, E.T.A.T and SouthWestFest as well as organising community events for St Andrew's.

Lucy Morrish - Fundraising Officer

Lucy joins from another charity where she was working in the HR department, with secondment to the Marketing department too. Lucy is very keen to have made the move into Fundraising and use her skills to help raise money for and awareness of the Club.

The Lord Strathclyde CH PC

Vice Presidents
The Earl of Selborne GBE FRS DL
Christabel Dimmock
The Very Reverend Dr John Hall
Ray Mingay CMG
Peter Scott
Sir David Sieff
Canon Christopher Tuckwell
Barry Walsh

Elizabeth Cuffy JP - Chairman
Anthony Scott - Deputy Chairman
Cllr Elizabeth Hitchcock
Stephen Oxley
Janette Parish
Rhys Phillips
John Rhodes

Bill Andrewes
Major General David Burden CB CVO CBE
Lionel Hoare
The Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville CH PC

Fundraising Group Members
Glynis Billett
Elizabeth Cuffy JP
Annette Fettes
Cllr Elizabeth Hitchcock
Lionel Hoare
Liisa Juntunen
Ray Mingay CMG - Vice Chairman
Stephen Oxley - Chairman
John Rhodes
Anthony Scott
Paul Whittle