James Pritchard

James Pritchard – Trustee Treasurer.

James joined us in 2020. He owns a business designing and creating environmentally friendly living walls and roofs which he has successfully run for the past 16 years.

Wilbert Smith

Wilbert Smith – Trustee Secretary.

Wilbert became a Trustee in 2016. He is the Community Development Officer for the local council.

Richard Gale

Richard Gale – Trustee Chairperson.

Richard joined us in 2020. He is the majority shareholder of Poole Town FC and is their Kids and Community officer  having formerly been the vice chairman. Richard is also trustee chairperson of the Gale Foundation Trust.

Lewis Rickman

Lewis Rickman – Assistant project worker.

Like Bryce, Lewis is a former youth club member. He now works for us as a casual staff member. He is currently completing his college education and hopes to take up a career in the sports industry. As a qualified level 2 Personal Trainer, Lewis conducts all our gym inductions for us.

Chris Yeates

Chris Yeates – Volunteer.

Chris has worked on the estate for a number of years in her former role of administrative officer at the Somerford Children’s Centre. When Chris retired from the Local Authority in 2018, she joined us to offer her skills as a volunteer. Chris now assists with some of the administration tasks and helps in The Pantry.

Carol Grimes

Carol Grimes – Volunteer.

Carol joined us in 2019 and volunteers in the Pantry. She is a local resident in the Somerford area.

Ivana Donniselli

Ivana Donniselli – Administration Officer.

Ivana joined us in 2019 having held several office administrative posts previously.

Tina Pinwill

Tina Pinwill - Senior project worker.

Tina started to volunteer for CAYP in 2010 after both her sons had been part of the activities we provide. She is now a paid member of our staff team.

Jae Harris

Jae Harris - Manager.

Jae started working in Somerford in 2003. He first started in Youth Work at the age of 18 when he volunteered on different projects for deprived and disadvantaged children and young people. He set up CAYP in 2006 and has worked in the community ever since. He is a qualified Level 3 Youth Worker and a qualified Probation Officer. He has 2 degrees (Sociology and Community Justice) and was awarded the British Empire Medal in 2020 for his services to the community.