The London and Slough Run has a board of Trustees who meet quarterly to review financial matters as well as looking at the overall management of the ‘Runs’. Introducing:
John Power – Chairman John has been a volunteer for the past 10 years and
has been Chairman for the past 5 years. In addition to his role as Chairman, John has been the key driving force in launching the Winter Night Shelter which has been successfully taking homeless people off the streets in the coldest months of the year for the past three years. John is also Secretary for the Slough Homeless Forum.
Nuala Fox – Trustee and Secretary Has been involved with the London & Slough Run for approx 19 years, originally as Secretary and later as a Trustee. Nuala manages the website and social media pages as well as being an active member of the fundraising and event organising team.
Philip Highy – Trustee and Slough Runner After a number of years volunteering with the LSR in Slough, Philip became a Trustee in 2011. Over the last few years Philip has built a link between the LSR and Eton College. During 2018 he arranged for over 70 boys to see the Night Shelter in operation. Following on requests to help further, Philip is arranging a “Sleepout” at the College this November to illustrate how difficult life is for the homeless. He hopes to raise funding to cover the Night Shelter costs for a month in 2019.
Malcolm Johnstone – Trustee and GX Runner
Malcolm is retired and helps extensively at St Joseph’s Church, which is the Gerrards Cross end of the London & Slough Run. He manages the continuity of supplies of food and clothing for the homeless run and is an active member of the fundraising/event team. In addition, Malcolm is the Chairman of the Slough Homeless Forum.
Christina Brackenridge – Trustee and Slough Runner
Christina joined the Board of Trustees in 2015, having been a volunteer with the London & Slough Run for several years. Christina is actively involved with the Slough Sunday Run and is also a member of the fundraising/event organising team.
Brian Kearney – Trustee and GX Runner
Brian has been a volunteer on the GX Run for 5 years. He lives in Chalfont St Peter and works as a Commercial Director for a Construction Company in London.
John Goudie – Trustee and GX Runner John joined the charity in the mid-1990’s as a driver to Lincoln’s Inn Fields in London. These days he is a member of the Slough Run and Slough Winter Night Shelter teams and performs outreach to rough sleepers and those we have helped to house in Slough.
Eugene Walsh – Trustee and Runner
Eugene is a local resident of Gerrards Cross and has been a runner on the GX Run for a few years. He joined the Trustees in 2017. Eugene also drives occasionally for the Winter Night Shelter.
Orla Walsh – Treasurer
Orla is a Chartered Accountant working in London. She recently joined the Trustees as Treasurer. A long standing parishioner at St Joseph’s Church, Orla’s key focus will be on boosting the annual fundraiser SleepOut in November. She also occasionally helps out as a runner.