Meet the board

Meet the board

Quentin Marris- Chair   


Tony Ball- Treasurer

Tony has over 30-years' experience as a chartered accountant in general practice, dealing with all aspects of audit, accountancy and taxation ranging from multi-nationals to corner shops. He has a long-standing interest in the charitable sector as auditor, accountant, treasurer, trustee and (often unofficial) consultant.

Peter Bower

Peter began his career in industry, moving to local government more than 30 years ago, subsequently working for three local authorities in the Midlands and North. His experience includes leading the HR function for a large Council, change management, strategy, governance, project management and culture change. Following retirement, Peter became involved as a trustee as he wishes to use his experience to make a continued contribution to the community.

Pam Essler


Dawn Townend


Enid Feather


Marelize Joubert

Marelize has worked in the substance misuse and mental health field since 1999 with varying roles with the NHS, charity and social care including frontline practitioner, manager and trainer. Marelize qualified as a social worker at the University of the North West in South Africa in 1997, where she completed her Masters in Social Work and Addiction Studies. She joined Sheffield Hallam in 2007 and is currently working as a Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University, in the Social Work, Social Care and Community Studies subject group