We’re governed by an independent Board of Trustees who are recruited for their skills and experience. Their primary responsibilities are to set the vision for the organisation in partnership with our Chief Executive and provide scrutiny and accountability for the organisation’s work.


Board Team

Tony Dalton MBE


Tony Dalton became Chairman in 2011, after retiring as a Senior Civil Servant with the Home Office. He has been involved with life in the local community since moving to Southport with his wife and three children in the early eighties. He was awarded the MBE in 2008 for services to the Home Office and young people on Merseyside.

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Liz Johnson

Vice Chair

Liz currently works as a senior commissioner in the NHS specialising in maternity, and services for children, young people and families. The core focus of this role is a commitment to service improvement and transformation to achieve better outcomes for all. However, not all of her career has been spent in the NHS, Liz has also worked in the private and community sectors. This breadth of experience provides the Board with a robust skill set, and a keen understanding of the necessity for robust financial management as essential in any successful process of change and transformation.

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Louise Douglas

Louise is a corporate communications consultant working in the public sector.

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Kate Henderson

Kate is a senior housing specialist currently working for a local authority in the North West.

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Joanne Lee

Jo is a community development worker and Young Adviser working in Sefton.

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Anna Quicler

Anna is a law undergraduate and Young Adviser working in Sefton.

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