Lee Vasey JP (Chairperson and Director)

A former Mayor of Darlington (2011-12), Lee joined the 700 Club Board in 2012..

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Mike Airey (Treasurer and Director)

Branch Manager for Handelsbanken in Darlington and before that Relationship Manager at Barclay's Bank.

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Susan Waterworth MBE (Director)

An experienced General Practitioner in Darlington, Susan has a special interest in the difficulties faced by those with drug and alcohol dependency. She provides a clinical lead to the DAAT, and is a forensic medical examiner with Durham Constabulary.

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Lesley Excell (Director)

A Homelessness Officer and Housing Options Advisor with Darlington Borough Council, Lesley has an intimate knowledge of the client group with whom we work.

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Milly Stoney (Director)

Appointed to the Board in 2008, Milly has worked for over 20 years with people who have problems with debt, the benefits structure and consumer issues.

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Sally Hamilton (Director)

Sally has supported the 700 Club since moving in next door to Hope House. She brings a depth of experience from her career with CAB.

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David Allaway (Director)

Mayoral Support Officer with Darlington Borough Council and retired Police Inspector with 30 years experience.

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John Elliston MBE (Chief Executive)

Appointed Chief Executive in 2012, John has been involved with the 700 Club since it began in 1996.

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Yvonne Beattie (Services Manager and Company Secretary)

Joining the Company as a Support Worker, Yvonne has moved up through the organisation to her current role of operational lead. .

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Clare Costello (Accounts Officer)

Clare joined the 700 Club 10 years ago. She is responsible for the organisation's finances on a day to day basis, including managing staff wages.

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