Meet the Team


Our Board of Trustees have the responsibility of ensuring MK CIL delivers its strategic responsibilities as set out in the Strategic Plan. The Trustees are responsible for ensuring that we deliver what we promise and that we present the organisation in a professional manner at all times. There are 7 Trustees:

Chairman - Ernie Boddington
Vice Chair - Annette Holcroft
Secretary - Edith Dunse
Trustee - Chris Checkley
Trustee - Ernie Boddington
Trustee - Paul Alexander
Trustee - Val Williamson
Co-opted Trustee - Esther Johnston



Annette HolcroftAs well as being a Trustee, I work in the office as an Information Officer. I edit the newsletter and design our leaflets, posters and power point presentations.I also help with fundraising and am a Director of Westcroft Community Shop that supports CIL. I am a wheelchair user, since I broke my spinal cord in a road traffic accident when I was 20. I have a BA hons degree in Fine Art.”  



Edith Dunse – Edith became disabled in 1986 with a spinal injury and has been volunteer at MK CIL for over 20 years and has been a Trustee for 18 years.  Edith has actively served on many other Boards including the Volunteer Centre and Welfare Rights. Edith has also supported employers to help with their work with people who have disabilities, these have included the Benefits agency and British Telecom. Edith is an NVQ 3 level qualified Volunteer Coordinator



Chris Checkley – Chris has been a Trustee since 2007. Prior to that Chris was a co-opted member of Southwark Social Services for several years, a Trustee of CAB and run a sports club for the disabled. Chris is an active fundraiser and public speaker and a member of the Spinal Injuries Association giving much needed support to people with spinal injuries


Picture tba             Ernie Boddington – tba


Picture1Valerie Williamson - I have been disabled from birth but have grasped opportunities when offered. My parents encouraged me to be independent. I had main stream education, worked until I retired. Since then have been a volunteer at CAB, Age UK and now CIL.  I am a retired Paralympic  athlete. I am also a trustee of CIL.


Staff Team

Benefit Officer
Kim Burchell         Emma Laslett



Annette Holcroft
Peter Dunscombe
Ernie Boddington
Maria Brooks
Valerie Williamson
Hannah Brown
Nathalie Berg
Sabrina Sultan                                   Jenny Wheeley                                                            Holley Johnson                                                       Keith Masters                                                       Sophia Pond                                                          Matthew Woodford                                             Anthony Chapman                                                Tony Sabey                                                             Bev Sabey
Edith Dunse
Nick Baker
Tina Janeckl


Volunteers play a huge part in the day to day activities of MK CIL, they work as:

Information Officers in the Information Service Disability Equality Awareness Trainers
Access Audits
Social Media Support


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