Central England Staff

Jackie Bull – Regional Director – [email protected]
Jackie is responsible for matters of national DofE strategy, Licence holders considering changing their licence delivery, business or national fundraising, strategic development of the DofE at a high level within a local authority, developing strategic partnerships, liaison with Lord Lieutenants re. Royal engagements, working with Fundraising re. donors.

Operations Managers
Operations Managers are responsible for Operational Strategic policy within LOs, issues escalated from the Operations Team, queries regarding the deployment of the Operations Officers, new partnerships and relationships, fundraising liaison for funded projects.

Debbie Felstead – [email protected]
Debbie is the Operations Manager for the Western Management Area.

Dawn Scott – [email protected]
Dawn is the Operations Manager for the Central Management Area.

Belinda Dickinson- [email protected]
Belinda is the Operations Manager for the Eastern Management Area.

Operations Officers
Operations Officers are responsible for development issues, support with growth and completions, starting new centres, new DLC licensing, Licence reviews and development plans, delivery of training courses.

David Ashurst – [email protected]
David is the Operations Officer for Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire

Lisa Atkinson – [email protected]
Lisa is the Operations Officer for Dudley, Wolverhampton and South Staffordshire.

Magda Charlton –  [email protected]
Magda is the Operations Officer for Luton and Bedfordshire.

To be announced – [email protected]
Once appointed this person will be the Operations Officer for  South Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes. In the meantime, Belinda will still be the contact for these areas.

Rob Foster  – [email protected]
Rob is the Operations Officer for Staffordshire and Telford and Wrekin

Chris Harding – [email protected]
Chris is the Operations Officer for Central Birmingham and Sandwell.

Jack Harris – [email protected]
Jack is the Operations Officer for Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and West Norfolk.

Rachael Hewison – [email protected]
Rachael is the Operations Officer for Solihull, Coventry, South and Central Warwickshire.

Mick Hoare – [email protected]
Mick is the Operations Officer for Lincolnshire.

Jo Huck – [email protected]
Jo is the Operations Officer for Birmingham South.

Suzanne Hudson – [email protected]
Suzanne is the Operations Officer for Birmingham North and Walsall.

Wyndham James – [email protected]
Wyndham is the Operations Officer for Shropshire, Worcestershire and Herefordshire.

Kellie Ross – [email protected]
Kellie is the Operations Officer for Derby City and Derbyshire.

Claire Shea-Simonds – [email protected]
Claire is the Operations Officer for South Leicestershire, North Warwickshire and North Northamptonshire.

Russell Smith (maternity cover for Georgina Brigden) – [email protected]
Russell is the Operations Officer for Norfolk and Suffolk.

Tina Smith – [email protected]
Tina is the Operations Officer for North Leicestershire, Rutland and Leicester City.

Brett Waring – [email protected]
Brett is the Operations Officer for Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (not South Staffordshire).


Andrea Lynch – Office Manager [email protected]
Andrea is responsible for quality assurance, Regional budget, Regional finance issues, issues escalated from the Administration Team, statistical forecasting.

Edward Chapman – [email protected]
Edward is responsible for the approval of Gold Awards, Palace presentations, verification of Bronze and Silver Awards for new DLCs where no Verifier is in place and Long Service Awards.

Roxanne Clarke – [email protected]
Roxanne is responsible for licence renewals and extensions.

Lisa Harrison – [email protected]
Lisa is responsible for purchase orders and invoices, application to host training courses, training enquiries.

Jennifer Meehan – [email protected]
Jennifer is responsible for the Central Expeditions Assessor Network. This includes processing red & green forms for the Network, allocating Network Assessors and delivery of a variety of training programmes, EAAS queries and Assessor ID cards.

Wendy Price – [email protected]
Wendy is responsible for responding to initial enquiries, updating regional website pages, social media, newsletters, Central England mailouts, case studies and success stories.

Pamela Vincent – [email protected]
Pamela is responsible for licensing paperwork for new and migrating licence holders; the administration for licence presentations, providing initial support for new DLCs in ensuring they are set up correctly on eDofE and updating contacts.

If you are not sure who you need to contact please email [email protected]

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