StFrancis Trustees - Meet the Trustees

Meet the Trustees

Our Board of Trustees have ultimate responsibility for the Charity’s vision, ethos and strategy as well as for the overall performance of the Charity. They ensure that St Francis complies with all legal requirements and has the highest possible standards of governance. Their range of skills are regularly called upon to assist with supporting the team at events and fundraising opportunities.

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Tracey Collins

(Chair of the Board of Trustees)
Tracey has been heavily involved in supporting St Francis for a few years now, ever since she had the pleasure of rehoming a beautiful Rottweiller girl called Sarah who is still fondly remembered by the team. Tracey and her family are currently owned by 2 other dogs, Tiny (from St Francis) and Otis. Tracey's background is in Personnel management, a skill she brings to the St Francis team. Tracey is married to a vet and they have twin daughters and the whole family can regularly be seen helping us at our Fundraising events. It really is a family commitment to the St Francis team.

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Jennie Gough

Jennie has been a long-standing supporter of St Francis and was involved when it first started in 1955. In those days the Centre took in all animals so not just dogs but pretty much everything including cats and even goats. Jennie has certainly seen the charity through a lot of changes. Jennie has been a Trustee for a number of years and is regularly seen at our fundraising events, supporting the team to help the day run smoothly. Jennie is an all round animal lover and not only loves dogs but also has passions for rescuing elderly ponies and wildlife too.

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Alison Hanlon

Alison has lived in Newquay for 15 years and raised her daughter here. She works as a finance officer for a Cornish charity and her role within the St Francis Board is to assist Dan with the day to day accounting issues. She has always loved animals and currently has 8 pets - 7 of which have been rescued. Archie, her Bichon Frise, has generously (although reluctantly) welcomed each new animal into his home.

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