MEET THE TEAM

The Langholm Initiative 

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Joyce Ireland

Joyce is our Finance Administrator. She worked for a leading High Street bank for over 30 years. She has had various roles within the bank working in their Cash Centre initially and then moved  into branches covering various roles So you could say cash and figures have always been her thing! This is her first time working in the charitable sector.

FINANCE ADMIN

Mark Hodgson

Mark is Project Manager for the Langholm Digital Skills Project, which assists younger and older people and businesses to develop their digital abilities.

Mark worked previous as a consultant in digital marketing and content development and has previously worked on regeneration and community development projects across the north of England

PROJECT MANAGER - DIGITAL SKILLS

Tarras Valley Nature Reserve

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Jenny is part of the new team, established by the Langholm Initiative, who will take forward the development of the Tarras Valley Nature Reserve following the historic Langholm Moor community buy-out. She has a background in environmental projects, land management, community development and sustainability.

 

She has previously worked on landscape scale nature restoration projects for the Environment Agency to reduce the impacts of climate change and has diverse experience in sustainability roles across public and third sector. These have included community led design and planning, leading engineering with nature projects and low carbon construction and infrastructure schemes.

Post funded by Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

 jenny@tarrasvalleynaturereserve.co.uk

 

Mobile 07763 409336

Jenny Barlow

ESTATE MANAGER

TARRAS VALLEY NATURE RESERVE

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Angela is also part of the new team established by the Langholm Initiative to take forward the development of the Tarras Valley Nature Reserve. As Development Manager her role is to develop projects to ensure that the project is sustainable into the future.

Angela has worked for the past 20 years with community buyouts, initially with the Knoydart Foundation on the west coast and then for the last 2 years with the Fort Augustus and Glenmoriston Community Company.

Having originally trained as a Landscape Architect, she has a background in project development and implementation and fundraising in the voluntary sector.

Post funded by South of Scotland Enterprise

angela@tarrasvalleynaturereserve.co.uk/

 

Mobile: 07516 054717

Angela Williams

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

TARRAS VALLEY NATURE RESERVE

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Kat is a part of the new team established by the Langholm Initiative to take forward the development of the Tarras Valley Nature Reserve. As the ‘Inspiring Engagement in Nature’ Project Officer, her role is to work with schools and the community to provide environmental education opportunities, as well as coordinating volunteers on the reserve. She is really looking forward to working with everyone in the local community.

This is her first full-time environmental role, following studying Ecology at university and undergoing Primary teacher training. She has spent the last decade volunteering with an RSPB Wildlife Explorers’ group, leading environmental education and practical conservation activities, and is also a licensed bird ringer, generally specialising in Barn Owls.

Post funded by The Holywood Trust and The Ewe Hill 16 Fund.

kat@tarrasvalleynaturereserve.co.uk

Mobile: 07763 486368

Kat Mayer

PROJECT OFFICER

The Board of Trustees

Margaret Pool

Chairperson

John Hanrahan

Vice Chairperson

Anne Murray

Treasurer

Campbell Scott

Kevin Cumming

 

Daniel Lacey

Eileann Bloomer

Denis Male
 

Sue Toon