Miriam joined the Home Trustee Board in March 2016. She is also a Director on the St James & Emmanuel multi-academy trust board and fits in some HR consultancy around the edges! In her spare time Miriam enjoys walking, singing in the St James Consort, theatre and spending time with her family and friends.
Hilary Lowe is a Chartered accountant specialising in the medical profession with a heart for the community. Hilary is a local parish treasurer having over 15 years voluntary service. She joined Home board of trustees to bring financial management experience and a helping hand. Enjoys baking, gardening, walking and keeping fit generally in spare time!
Katy Tebay has been a trustee since September 2017 and is a regular volunteer and customer at the cafe. Katy has a young daughter and works part time as a property manager. Katy is also involved with 306 scout group as one of the Beaver leaders. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, gardening and cooking.
Jason has been a Didsbury resident since 2009 and joined the Trustees in 2020. He works in financial services and is based in the city centre. Jason is also a social business mentor and a wellbeing champion. He joined Home to bring some communications experience. In his spare time he enjoys going to the gym, cooking, spending time with friends and family and supporting Sale Sharks rugby club.
Cate Allison is a Curate at St James and Emmanuel Church. Before ordination she gained 25 years of experience as a manager, mostly in the voluntary sector. Her last job was as Chief Executive of Manchester Action on Street Health (MASH) a charity supporting female sex workers. Cate joined the Home Trustee Board because she feels it is a wonderful way of reducing social isolation and building community. She hopes that her third sector experience will be useful. In her spare time Cate enjoys reading, gardening, and playing with her grandchildren.
Since joining as Cafe Manager in 2017 Michael has not only brought with him a bubbly personality but years of cafe and restaurant experience. He makes all the delicious homely food on our premises and puts love into every single dish! Michael makes all the customers and volunteers feel welcome, he is what makes Home such as special place for everyone.
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