DAWN COCKBURN - FOUNDER & LIFE PRESIDENT
Founder and Life President of The Trust. Having lost family members to Cancer, Dawn draws on her extensive knowledge of complementary therapies to bring about much needed rest and relaxation to the client-patients she treats, helping them into a feeling of "wellness and wellbeing" Her passion being reflexology, and with 20 years experience she has a vast knowledge in being able to support both therapists and talk to client-patients about how they can benefit from it.. With a career background in Law, Dawn decided to take the path of Holistic therapies in 1997. Dawn is an Independent Master teacher of Reiki, Stress Management, Indian Head Massage and counselling, plus End of Life Care Planning & Bereavement Support.
RITA COUZINS - FOUNDER & FINANCIAL TRUSTEE
Rita has been at Dawn's side since inception. Her background is one of working for Solicitors as a Legal Cashier, to demonstrating Barbecues ! Rita deals with all the financial matters, and her favourite saying is "Don't ask, Don't get" She works tirelessly putting in funding bids, as well as attending networking events and presentations to promote the Trust. She is also Chair of Fulston Manor Academies Trust.
JULIE MURBY - TRUSTEE ADMINISTRATOR
Julie enables the smooth running of Administration with voluntary administration workers. Julie's diverse background enabled her to create a working system of receiving & acknowledging the NHS referrals, Close contact with therapists and client-patients to ensure a smooth transition from referral to treatment within as short a time as possible. Jointly interviewing therapists with one or more of the other Trustees, and maintaining all the records & contacts. Attending talks, presentations and events.
GILLIAN SMISSEN - TRUSTEE THERAPIST
Gillian is a fully qualified therapist, from a professional background of Health & Beauty, offering Swedish Massage, which has many achievable results, Hairdressings (wigs etc) and Indian Head Massage. Her unique and confidential approach comes from many years of combining clients individual needs of looking and feeling good, to total relaxation. Gillian has also participated in many fundraising events.
ROB NELSON - TRUSTEE THERAPIST REPRESENTATIVE
Rob draws on the knowledge and experience of cancer in his own family when working with his clients. In this way he brings people into a calm and healing place, no matter how much stress they are having to endure at the time. Rob tailors his treatments from a range of therapies to give the client-patient the most beneficial treatment on the day. Therapies include Reflexology, Reiki/Energy healing, Massage and Stress management.
LYN BASELEY - TRUSTEE PROJECTS CO-ORDINATOR
Lyn has a wealth of knowledge including IT Skills, A Level 4 Advanced Diploma in Event Planning, Organising School Events, running a parent council and a staff association, organising school interventions, visits and trips at The Oasis Isle of Sheppey Academy.
JEFF PAYNE - CLIENT-PATIENT REPRESENTATIVE
Jeff was a client-patient of The Trust. He is a great supporter and has done many fundraising events, and continues to support us in any way he can.
JUNE FRIDAY - VOLUNTEER
JULIA MCDOUGALL - VOLUNTEER
MAGGIE KEEN - VOLUNTEER
Maggie has been volunteering with the Trust for many years. Maggie was a client-patient having lived with Breast Cancer. She is an inspiration to everyone she meets and is always smiling.