Meet The Team
Rosemary Dickson

Has worked in a highly specialised medical technical role as a Clinical Perfusionist. Managed Departments both at home and overseas with responsibility for multi-disciplinary projects, managing change and introducing standards at Hospital and National level. Served as staff side representative at local and national levels in salary and terms and conditions negotiations. Instrumental in setting up Holyrood Cross Party Group for WASPI.
Francesca Estasy

Worked in the Manufacturing Industry for over 20 years dealing with Local to Multi-National Companies. Buying, selling and sourcing along with Event Management and Advertising Campaigns. Served as a Non-Executive Director for over 14 years and in more recent times as a Company Secretary for 5 years including Finance Director. Brings with her knowledge of Company Law, Directors Duties and protocol, along with experience in setting up data protection governance and a clear understanding of most company’s Articles of Association. Other skills include creating Excel Spreadsheets, Word Documents, PowerPoint Presentations and Flyers as well as getting to grips last year with Adobe Photoshop.
Anne Keen,  Co-Founder

With a career in Community Development Anne worked within the Voluntary Sector at managerial level for 23 year. She was a Community Centre Co-ordinator (for a voluntary organisation and registered charity) working alongside a management committee. Responsibilities included the development of the Centre, recruitment, managing staff and volunteers, policy/procedure making, funding bids (Big Lottery etc.) managing budgets, publicity and promotion, establishing and maintaining a network of contacts, Centre representative in many forums/network – St. Helen’s Chamber, St. Helen's Voluntary and Community Action, local government initiatives etc.
May Low

Former accounts clerk from leaving school at the age of 15 years, until taking up numerous posts within Social Services, became a Family Support Worker for the National Children’s Home (NCH). Skills included representing families in family court matters, encouraging these families to cook, develop good social skills, budgeting, and providing First Aid and dealing with welfare issues. Ran “after school club” and “summer school” for special needs children. Before moving on to becoming a Nursery Manager looking after 40+ children and 10 staff. Have organised many conferences and events for Social Services, the NCH and WASPI. Whilst taking up the post of Local Labour Branch Secretary, is an active member of the local women’s group TUC which has just seen her elected to ‘Women’s Officer’ status.
Cheryl Sloan

Has worked in all sorts of private businesses throughout her working career from engineering, event /exhibition management, horticultural and even the Land Registry which primarily covered bookkeeping, purchase ledger,sales ledger and credit control. For the last 12 years she has run her own horticultural business until recently retiring but not with her pension.
Pat Tarttelin

An experienced retired Board Member of the End Child Poverty Campaign, NCVO and Chair of the National Association of Children’s’ Information Services. Qualified at masters’ level in Policy, Pat also became one of the country’s first female Chartered Directors with the Institute of Directors.
Rosemary, May, Cheryl, & Francesca are also coordinators of Local Groups
Glasgow,Lanarkshire, Dunbartonshire & Renfrewshire (Rosemary)
Burton-Uttoxeter-Lichfield (May)
Coventry & Warwickshire (Cheryl)
Bury-Rochdale-Manchester (Francesca)