Our staff team includes a Tea Enthusiast, Wannabe Rockstar, Crocodile Wrestler, Gravy Connoisseur, Unicorn Fairy Princess, Crazy Cat Lady and one or two more. We know they're all a brilliant bunch, but realise you may not know who they all are.

So here in their own words (and pictures!) meet the CaVCA staff team...

Charlotte Angus - Totally Socially Locality Worker

Charlotte is a Totally Socially Locality worker. She is passionate about community and bringing people together to bring about positive change. P.S. It’s a carrot!

 01723 362205
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Carl Barr - Receptionist

Secret love child of Frank Sinatra. Part time receptionist, Full time tea enthusiast.

 01723 480033
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Mel Bonney-Kane - Chief Executive

Mel is CaVCA’s CEO – she’s small and a little bit fierce, but passionate about the power of community to make the change that’s needed.

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Amber Brookes - Receptionist

Receptionist at work and a self-confessed crazy cat lady at home. I love rock music and going to festivals – whatever the weather!

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Pam Brown - Finance Operations Officer

Hello, Flower! Pam is a true Yorkshire Rose and blossoms in the Finance Department.

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Roger Brown - Receptionist

Funky Receptionist with super powers that he likes to keep under his hat.

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Grazi Brownbridge - Receptionist

Grazi is The Street receptionist on Mondays and spends the rest of the week riding her horse Tolly, climbing the Wall, or walking Axl the dog.

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Dan Green - Totally Socially Locality Worker

Dan is a wannabe rockstar at the weekend and has a strong passion for the local music scene, his cats, his car and his hair conditioner.

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Kerry Hought - Co-ordinator

Kerry is a chatty, lively person who isn’t afraid to get stuck in with glue and messy play - mud pies are my specialty. I also love to get creative with ideas. As the Co-ordinator of Marfleet Community Centre, I believe that ‘fun for all’ is the social glue that brings people together.

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Jo Laking - Totally Socially Locality Worker

Jo ‘Crocodile’ Laking is a member of our Totally Socially team. She can be found in deepest, darkest Ryedale eating snakes and wrestling crocodiles, in her quest to remove barriers and support rural communities to develop their own projects.

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Liam McGlone - Communications Officer

Popped out in 1994. First swear word in 1997. Met my best friend in 1998. First dressed up in 2001. Perfected Halloween in 2012. Joined CaVCA in 2018

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Lisa Nortcliff - Operations Manager

Auntie Lisa isn't sure which she loves most; People or crisps.

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Claire Roberts - Finance Operations Officer

Curly Claire can usually be found eating toast and drinking tea in the Finance department.

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Phil Simpson - Strategic Development Officer

Phil is CaVCA's Strategic Development Officer - He will be slightly warmer this winter having recently achieved the life goal of growing a beard. Slightly more importantly he believes in supporting others to uncover their potential and make a lasting difference in their communities.

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Yvonne Sanders - Finance Manager

Yvonne just loves tidying up our budgets. She likes to make sure that everything is in its right and proper place so that we have a nice clean set of accounts.

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Sam Snape - Receptionist

Happy helpful Receptionist at work. Crafter, cake maker and gamer at home. Unicorn fairy princess all the time.

 01723 480033
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Sammy Stainthorpe - Receptionist

Sammy is a Green Lane Centre Receptionist - she is fun, helpful and loves talking.

 01947 821761
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Andrew Steel - Business & Enterprise Manager

Approachable gravy connoisseur with great music taste, travels across CaVCA sites managing the Enterprise team - current Christmas Music Champion.

 01723 480033
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David Stone - Totally Socially

David likes nothing more than a good plot and a bit of muck spreading, but when he tears himself away from his allotment he sows seeds of social action and helps them grow as the Co-ordinator of CaVCA’s Totally Socially project.

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Dawn Storr - Receptionist

Dawn is a Green Lane Centre Receptionist - she is chatty and cheerful and always there to lend a hand.

 01947 821761
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Vaughan Walton - Web Designer

CaVCA’s resident IT expert – available for help with all minor issues – Christmas Music Champion 2016 (but lost in 2017)

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Mike Young - Centre Coordinator

MICHAEL also known as MIKE unlikes to be called MICK

My sultry look as pouting was never my strong point - I see myself as quite focused but soften with passion towards supporting local business talent.

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