Our Staff Team

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Ark Manager

Wendy Faulkner

Wendy is a highly experienced manager and is in charge of overseeing all aspects of the Ark's work including managing our team of staff, running the day centre and liaising across all partner agencies.

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Support Worker

Sophie Depas

With a deep understanding of the homeless community, Sophie is a natural support worker.  Her warmth and sense of humour shine through as she gets to know our clients, offering support and guidance to those in need of our services.  

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Volunteer Coordinator

Rose Greenslade

Rose has many years of experience working with homelesss and vulnerable people.  She supports our clients in all areas and is responsible for the recruitment, training and organisation of our volunteers.

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Support Worker

Cherry Teearu

Cherry goes out and about in Shrewsbury, locating those sleeping rough on the streets, helping to bring them in from the cold.  She supports our clients both in the day centre and in their accommodation.

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Senior Support Worker

Beth Petersohn

Beth has volunteered at the Ark for several years and we were delighted to welcome her onto the staff team in 2021.  She supports our clients within the Ark day centre in all aspects of their short and long term needs.

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Administrator/Support Worker

Ursula Howells

Ursula works from the day centre and at home, dealing with all of the Ark's administration.  She exudes a calm sense of organistion, keeping the team on track and supporting our clients with essential paperwork and searches for accommodation.

 

Our Trustee Team

One Vision

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Emily Bell

Chair of Trustees

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Evelyn Gregory

Vice Chair

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Ian Somervaille CBE

Trustee

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Mike Haffenden

Trustee

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Annie Waddington-Feather

Trustee

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Tony Sharpe

Trustee

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Jane Shaw

Treasurer

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Jonathan Davies

Trustee

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Mike Matthews

Trustee

Our Patrons

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Jenny Bean

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Chris Walker

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Sarah Bullock

Bishop of Shrewsbury