Jacqui trained as a registered general nurse and worked in Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry prior to specialising in Learning Disability. She worked in Longstone Hospital 1980-1982 and Tower Hill Children’s Unit 1982-1989 before joining Craigavon/Banbridge Community Learning Disability Team, working as learning disability nurse, nurse team leader and care manager before retiring in 2010. Jacqui enjoys reading, films, card making and quality time with family, friends and dog.
Davy is one of the organisation’s founders and longest standing volunteers. Since our outset, he has offered his time and service to us, participating in many of the projects and services we offer. He lives in Craigavon with his wife Bernie and son Robert and enjoys spending time with his grandchildren.
Dr Alan Turtle
Alan Turtle was born in Randalstown Co. Antrim, he qualified in medicine from Queens University Belfast in 1976 and worked as a general medical practitioner in Richhill from 1980 to 2011. He has always taken a keen interest in village affairs, being the long standing Chairman of the Richhill Improvement Association and secretary of Richhill Buildings Preservation Trust. He is an active member of Portadown Male Voice Choir and its immediate past chairman, he is Chairman of the Niamh Louise Foundation in Dungannon, he is President of the Portadown Probus club and appears regularly on stage with College Hall Players based in Tynan.
Melissa is a recruitment consultant and business lead based in Portadown. Her specialist areas are procurement and supply chain roles. She previously worked as a commercial sales and operations manager for a recovery organisation based in County Down. Her main interest and passion is Showjumping in which she has competed at international level.
Susan is a retired youth worker having formerly worked for the Southern Education and Library Board for over 18 years. She has been involved in a number of voluntary organisations both locally and internationally and has a keen interest in the outdoors.