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.

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.

Vicki Bennetts

Vicki is passionate about developing services that support vulnerable children and families, starting her career as a child protection officer at NSPCC and eventually becoming a Senior Manager in Children and Families Social Care at Sheffield City Council. She was instrumental in the setting up of the now well-established Multi-Agency Support Teams (MAST) in Sheffield.

Bob Campbell

Bob has worked in the Addictions field for over 35 years in a number of different roles including frontline worker, residential service and prison services manager, business development and marketing and communications. He has managed large and diverse teams and been involved in change management, budgetary control and strategic planning. He has served on a number of consultative groups and was trustee of Breakthrough, Sheffield's former specialist addiction service for ethnic communities.

Brendan Wood

Brendan joined the Social Work team as a Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam in 2013, following 30 years in the social care field with Sheffield City Council including as a Social Worker, Reviewing Officer, Care Assistant, Day Service Worker and Support Worker. Brendan was particularly interested in Substance Misuse and spent his final 14 years in practice in this field. He has a history of promoting service user participation and has carried this thread into Hallam by focusing on the student experience and engagement. 

Pam Essler

A local resident who, after retiring from a career in education in 1996, Pam  took the decision to concentrate on local community involvement, focusing on public engagement, professional development , governance and quality..

With a strong interest in health inequalities within her local community, Pam is currently  Deputy Chair and Lay member for Patient and Public Engagement, Airedale Wharfedale and Craven Clinical Commissioning Group

Pam has developed a comprehensive portfolio of activity focused on local social and economic regeneration and is on the Board of several local VCS organisations including holding the Vice Chair role of the merged Bradford and Airedale CAB

Enid Feather

Enid has worked in the Bradford and Airedale health economy for over 40 years. Initially she worked as a physiotherapist in hospital and community services before becoming the therapy  services manager. During this time she became more interested in the factors affecting health inequalities and the benefits of integrated services across all sectors. Her current role as commissioning lead for Self Care and Prevention promotes a social and economic model of care which includes placing people truly at the centre of their own interventions  and empowering them to make changes that improve their health and well being.

Lianne Coates

Lianne is a local resident with a background in sales and marketing, consultation, training and facilitation to improve impact, growth and market presence. Lianne has a range of experience in the public and private sectors and following running her own sales and marketing consultancy business is currently working in a Corporate Fundraising role. 

Jenni Farrow

Jenni is a local resident with a background in finance in the private sector.

Dawn Townend

Dawn is a local resident with a portfolio of roles within the substance misuse sector including working in prisons and the community. Currently works for DISC a nation drug and alcohol treatment agency.

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Who We Are:

Project 6 is an award winning voluntary sector drug and alcohol charity based in Keighley, West Yorkshire. We are a harm reduction and recovery focused service working to help people reduce the risks associated with substance misuse and we offer support to users of drugs and alcohol and their relatives and carers.

Airedale Voluntary Drug and Alcohol Agency trading as Project 6 is a registered charity number 1173006 and a company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales number 3430925

Contact Us

(01535) 610180