Committee

Dave Carter

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Roles: Chair, Treasurer

Representing: Local resident

Dave is a hardy northerner who has been down south for over 30 years based in Thatcham. He is now a Semi retired Self employed accountant for local businesses after almost 38 years at Pepsico. He volunteers to support local charities primarily as Treasurer (and general helper) which currently includes Thames Valley Kings Wheelchair Basketball, Treasurer & Volunteer with West Berkshire Foodbank and Thatcham Youth, as well as providing free independent reviews of Charity accounts.

Keith Jardine

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Roles: Member, Vice chair

Representing: Local resident

Keith has been volunteering with Thatcham Youth since the Roller Disco turned into a monthly event in Thatcham. In 2019 Keith joined the management committee and continues to support Thatcham Youth in its activities in a range of voluntary roles including as a Charity Trustee.

Rachel Robinson

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Role: Secretary

Representing: Local resident

Rachel joined Vision Youth Club in late 2016 - with a history of working with young people and bringing a real enthusiam to the arts & crafts activities at the youth club. Rachel later joined G-STAX Youth Club helping to run arts and sports activities here. 

Rachel left her working roles and has since re-joined as a member of the management committee and currently sits as the Secretary

Jason Collis

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Role: Member

Jason started his involvement with Thatcham Youth as a Town Council Representative and had continued in his place on the Management Committee. He also helps the charity by sitting as a Trustee. 

Paige McShane

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Role: Member

Paige joined our team in January 2023 as the Lead Youth Worker, leading our youth projects including Vision & The Zone Youth Club.

Thatcham Town Council

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Role: Member

Representing: Thatcham Town Council

Each year Thatcham Town Council appoints two representatives to the Thatcham Youth Committee.  For 2022/23 the representatives are:

  • Councillor David Lister; and
  • Councillor Paul Field.