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Cheryl McMullan – Chief Executive Officer (Operations)

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Julia Priestley – Chief Executive Officer (Development)

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Janis Hickey, MBE – BTF Founder and Project Manager

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Bethany Frost - Clerical Assistant

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Helen Dawson - Accounts Assistant

Lorna Panketham

Lorna Pankethman - Medical Letter Coordinator

Anna Woollven

Anna Woollven - Newsletter Editor and Coumminications Officer


We have many volunteers, both at our head office in Harrogate and further afield. If you would like to join us visit our volunteering page.

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Jan Ainscough

Jan has been helping out in the BTF office since 2002. She originally started by helping to pack Christmas card orders but for a long time now she has been checking the bank statements each week to make sure that the membership database is up to date.


Fiona Maxwell

Fiona helps in the office each week by doing all sorts of things that help the charity run smoothly.