Our Staff

We are a small committed team who work closely together to ensure the smooth operational running of the charity. Here is a short biography on each team member:
Julie Skinner

I will be stepping into the role of Charity Director as of 1st July.  I joined the Association of Carers in September 2014, as the Charity Administrator, since then I have worked in a variety of different roles, including Services Co-ordinator, Volunteer Manager and Operations Manager.  I have an ILM Level 4 Management qualification. In my spare time I enjoy walking, yoga, gardening, music, eating out, Reiki and travel.

Sue Bance

I joined the team in June 2015 as Charity Administrator. I have previously worked as an administrator for a community education project and an IT tutor. I enjoy reading, computers, walking my dog, and knitting.

Louise Vladi

I joined the team in March 2016 as a coordinator and have recently taken on the role of Volunteer Coordinator.  My role is to recruit, train and support volunteers in their roles.   In my spare time I enjoy doing Crossfit, travelling and spending time with my children.

Kathy Burton

I work at the Association as a Services Coordinator which involves matching families with volunteers across my area of Hastings and Rother. 

I have a working background in Digital Sports Marketing and Recruitment.  In my spare time I enjoy playing badminton and walking my dog.

Jane from Association of Carers
Jane Caley

I joined the team in April 2018 as Events and Marketing Coordinator. My job is to organise and promote events that support, celebrate, and raise awareness of the amazing work that unpaid carers do. In my spare time I am a musician, screen-printer and milliner, and an avid horror film fan!

Maggie Hawke
Maggie Hawke

I joined the Association in February 2019 as a Services Coordinator which involves matching families with volunteers across my area of Eastbourne and High Weald. I previously worked with the Independent Living Service in East Sussex.  In my spare time I enjoy walking my dogs and spending time with family and friends..