Committee

Dave Carter

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 and Thatcham Youth, as well as providing free independent reviews of Charity accounts.

Role: 
Chair
Treasurer
Representing: 
Local resident
Youth Club role: 
Youth Club Volunteer
Roller Disco role: 
Roller Disco Volunteer

Joel Gregory

Joel Gregory is a local youth worker from Glendale Church and is teaming up with Thatcham Youth to deliver some new youth projects for Thatcham. As part of this he also sits on the Thatcham Youth Management Committee. 

Role: 
Vice-chair
Representing: 
Local resident
Activity staffed: 

Dave Carter

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 and Thatcham Youth, as well as providing free independent reviews of Charity accounts.

Role: 
Chair
Treasurer
Representing: 
Local resident
Youth Club role: 
Youth Club Volunteer
Roller Disco role: 
Roller Disco Volunteer

Andrea Hollings

Andrea has previously worked with young people, having worked for Social Services in Lancashire dealing with disabled and "at risk" children. She joined Thatcham Youth is 2018, starting at the Roller Disco and coming on board as our Vice-Chairman & Trustee. She now also volunteers at our G-STAX Youth Club, enjoying engagement with the young people across the range of activities it offers. 

Role: 
Member
Representing: 
Local resident
Activity staffed: 
Roller Disco role: 
Roller Disco Volunteer

Dan Carter

Dan works as our Head of Youth Activities, overseeing the safe and fun operation of all of our activities including Vision & G-STAX Youth Club, Thatcham Roller Disco and the school holiday events. Dan has been with Thatcham Youth since 2010, joining as a volunteer and working his way up through the organisation. 

Dan is passionate about working with young people and truly believes in offering all young people the equal opportunity to succeed in life and to have equal opportunity to take part in activities. He is keen to see more youth work delivered for the young people of Thatcham and ensuring it is run in a safe, fun and inclusive manner. 

Role: 
Member
Representing: 
Local resident
Staff Role: 
Head of Youth Activities

Jason Collis

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. 

Role: 
Member

Keith Jardine

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. 

Role: 
Member
Representing: 
Local resident
Activity staffed: 
Roller Disco role: 
Roller Disco Volunteer

Olly Thorburn

Olly joined Vision Youth Club In September 2015 and his key element to the team is sport. His goal is to help young people of all diversities, find a sport that they enjoy and can have a good go at. He feels that if he can do this for the young people then it will make me and them both happy

Role: 
Member
Youth Club role: 
Deputy Youth Club Manager
Inters Youth Club role: 
Inters Youth Club Volunteer

Thatcham Town Council

Each year Thatcham Town Council appoints two representatives to the Thatcham Youth Committee.  For 2019/20 the representatives are: Councillor David Lister and Councillor Jennifer Walker.

Role: 
Member
Representing: 
Thatcham Town Council