Meet each member of our Team:
Ron Overton, CEO
Ron founded the charity and initially was Chair of Trustees. He stepped off the Board to manage the charity day to day and provides much of the vision and drive that has seen the charity develop substantially over the last four years.
Ron has previously run a Hospice and a small national charity as well as having been a Baptist Minister for 11 years. He has a wide of experience of charity and youth work and has a contagious passion for the work and vision of Transitions UK. If you are interested in getting involved he would be pleased to speak with you on 07939 510922 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Michelle Sharpe, “Achieve” Project Manager
Michelle is our Project Manager for this exciting programme supporting young people with special needs before, during and after they leave school. The project helps them to face the transition challenges of moving from children’s to adult services and from school life to more independent life in the wider community.
Michelle has a background of working with young people with special needs, and is a credit to our team, with her knowledge and expertise that she has brought to the project.
Jon Corr, “Aspire” Project Manager
Jon is our Project Manager for the Aspire programme, which helps to support and change the lives of young people who are at risk of offending or re-offending. The launch of the Aspire Project has already impacted the young people that Jon is working with, and is looking to be a success.
The support that Jon is bringing to these young people’s lives is crucial, and the work he has done to get the Aspire Project moving from it’s launch has been fantastic.
Katie Hall, Activities Co-ordinator and Administrator
Katie works alongside Michelle on the Achieve Project, as well as taking on an administrative role in our main office. She helps Michelle to plan the activities in the Achieve sessions, and is able to implement different types of skills training for the young people into the framework.
The relationships Katie has built with the young people on the Achieve Project has helped her to put a framework into place to cater to each of the young people’s needs.
As Well As…
- Sandra Forbes, Community Fundraiser
- Lorraine Henshaw, Telephone Fundraiser
- Riffat Mahmood, Community Officer – Luton
- Lou Caplin, Community Officer – Watford and surrounding area
- Mark Bromley, Volunteer Ambassador and Training Officer
This is a shared role among CEO and Trustees, together with our staff and volunteers. As we expand we will be looking to have this sit with a nominated Corporate Fundraising Manager.
We recruit and deploy a wide range of peer and peer plus volunteers – on project, in the office and as fundraisers – and are always looking for new members of the team. Get in touch!
Transitions UK is committed to ensure that young people are properly safeguarded and that their welfare and well-being is paramount. All staff, Volunteer and Trustee appointments are subject to a satisfactory DBS check at enhanced level and to rigorous referencing and scrutiny.