Ruth Keeling – chair
The chair of the Hub’s cooperative board makes sure the board meets it legal responsibilities, including those set out in its cooperative constitution, and that the organisation delivers its key objectives. Ruth chair’s the monthly board meetings, is the public face of the board and ensures everyone involved in the Hub cooperative – members, staff, volunteers and users – are working well together. The role of chair is one of only two roles which is legally required by the Hub cooperative’s constitution. Ruth is also board member for personnel.
Sarah Hazlehurst – secretary
The secretary of the board is responsible for making sure board meetings are well organised and minuted, and supporting the chair on making sure the board meets its legal requirements. The role of secretary is one of only two roles which is legally required by the Hub cooperative’s constitution. Sarah is also the board member for communications.
Anthony Bailly – technology lead
Board member taking a lead on improving the Hub cooperative’s use of technology so we can better serve our users and members, and make it easier and more enjoyable for staff to do their jobs.
Dave Morris – Hub building
Board member leading on making sure the Hub’s innovative and sustainable straw-bale building is maintained and improved.
David Selby – treasurer
The treasurer works with our finance officer and accountant to keep the Hub cooperative on track financially. David advise the board and staff on financial issues so that their decisions are financially informed.
Issy Harvey – membership
One of two board members leading on community involvement in the Hub and responsible for administration of the co-operative membership.
Joan Curtis – membership
One of two board members leading on community involvement in the Hub and responsible for administration of the co-operative membership. Joan also organises many of our events and promotional activities, including organising the regular cafe art exhibitions.
Roxana Slavcheva – fundraising and the environment
Board member taking a lead on fundraising, working closely with the treasurer. Roxana also leads on making sure the Hub has a positive impact on the environment.
Sandra Sutherland – board member
Like all other board members, Sandra makes sure the Hub cooperative delivers on its key objectives.
Sue Jameson – safeguarding
Board member for safeguarding. Sue is also a Haringey councillor for Bruce Castle ward.
Yvonne Roberts – events, equality and diversity
Board member leading on equality and diversity, and on Hub events.
Danny Carr – Building Supervisor
Danny supervises and monitors the Hub building, liaising with Homes for Haringey contractors, doing minor repairs and ensuring Health and Safety. He often works with volunteers.
Leona Edwards, Janice Skinner and Brenda Nicholson – Café Managers
The café managers develop and oversee the running of the café including menu, ethos and look and feel. They order supplies, manage the work in the kitchen and ensure that food health and safety regulations are followed. They also train, support and empower volunteers in the kitchen and café.
Carola Kornfeld – Activities & Community Co-ordinator
Carola develops the timetable of activities and events and ensures the activities cater for and are accessible to the local community. She manages bookings, supports teachers and facilitators and works in cooperation with other local organisations. She also updates the website.
Albertina Beneditti – Volunteering Coordinator
Albertina is the Hub’s volunteering coordinator. She supports all our volunteers and works with local organisations and schools who are looking for volunteering opportunities.