Our Trustees

Joan Wignall

Joan Wignall

Chair of Trustees

Joan joined HOMELINK 12 years ago after being inspired by a talk profiling HOMELINK’s work. She is a retired teacher spending most of her career in senior management and believes it is a basic human right for everyone to have the security of a home.

Christine Tutt

Christine Tutt

Honorary Secretary

Christine was a member of the Action Group which helped to set up HOMELINK in 1998.   Having retired from a post as Head of Department in a secondary school, she has been a trustee ever since, serving as Secretary to the Board and Management Committee.

Hugh Jones

Hugh Jones

Trustee (Finance)

Hugh is the lead trustee for HOMELINK’s financial governance. He is a chartered accountant who brings to HOMELINK a wealth of experience from his long career in finance. Hugh recognises the value of HOMELINK’s service in helping clients overcome the difficulties they face securing homes locally.

Terry Howell

Terry Howell

Trustee (Operations)

Terry is a former chemistry teacher and county adviser for science education in East Sussex. He has been involved with Churches Together since 2000 and attended HOMELINK’s inaugural meeting in Newhaven. A former chair of HOMELINK, Terry is on now the management committee as Operations Consultant.

Ros Kellaway

Ros Kellaway

Trustee (Legal)

Ros is a solicitor and a senior partner in a large international law firm. A resident of Lewes for over forty years, Ros enjoys giving HOMELINK the benefit of her extensive legal and business experience.

Joanna Slaughter

Joanna Slaughter

Trustee (Small Grants)

Joanna has been in frontline roles for over 20 years working as a teacher and in office administration. In addition to her role as a trustee, Joanna manages HOMELINK’s small grants programme, which helps those in need access household essentials, and is dedicated to helping alleviate poor housing conditions.

John Cornish

John Cornish

Trustee

John is a retired Chartered Surveyor and has worked for London councils and central government as a property advisor. He is currently Chair of the Sussex Community Development Association having been a trustee for over 10 years, and Governor and past Chair of Annecy Catholic Primary School, Seaford.

Jane Lee

Jane Lee

Trustee

Jane joined HOMELINK in 2017 after retiring from a career in IT Services. Alongside being part of the Management Committee, Jane’s passion is raising awareness of the amazing work of HOMELINK through better engagement with the local community via fundraising events and social media.

Rev. Jacqueline Parsons

Rev. Jacqueline Parsons

Trustee

Jacqueline Parsons is the minster at Newhaven Baptist Church that runs a foodbank and provides shower and laundry facilities for those in need. Jacqueline believes everyone deserves a safe place to call home and supports HOMELINK as a trustee because of the services provided that help make this possible.

Linda Fisher

Trustee

Malcolm Mazey

Trustee