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The Tourettes Action team

Tourettes Action is run by a small team of dedicated staff and an experienced board of trustees who have worked with Tourette Syndrome and disability organisations. The charity is based in our office in Farnborough, but many of the team work around the country supporting people with TS.

 Staff

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Alison Fazakerley

Accounts Assistant

Ali works three days a week in our office in Farnborough and has been with TA since 2011. She looks after the TA accounts and grants. 

Read 'Spotlight on Staff' for some fun-facts about Ali.

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Emma Myers

Support services manager

Emma works part time, from home, and is responsible for managing our support services including: the befriending scheme, helpdesk and online support groups. Emma joined TA in 2012 and has a daughter with TS.

Read 'Spotlight on Staff' for some fun-facts about Emma.

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Lucy Toghill

Education Manager

Lucy works part time and consults with schools and education professionals to optimise understanding of and support for pupils with TS. Lucy worked in mainstream schools as a primary school teacher for 15 years before joining Tourettes Action and she has a son with TS.

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Ros Taylor

Trust Funding Consultant

Ros is responsible for applications that TA makes to funding bodies.

Read  'Spotlight on Staff' for some fun-facts about Ros.

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Michele Evans

Events Manager

Michele works part-time from home and organises the TA events including TICfest, TEENfest and adult weekends. Michele joined TA in 2015.

Read 'Spotlight on Staff' for some fun-facts about Michele. 

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Pippa McClounan

Office and Fundraising Manager

Pippa works 4 days a week from our office in Farnborough, Hampshire. She is responsible for the smooth running of the office on a day-to-day basis, providing support to the TA team and managing the TA fundraisers. Pippa joined TA in 2014 and has a son with TS.

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Venetia Masters

Office Administrator

Venetia works part-time and is based at our Farnborough office. Venetia helps with all administration tasks including ensuring all online shop orders are processed, sending out information packs plus general office duties. Venetia joined TA in August 2019.

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Ione Georgakis

Social Media Manager

Ione joined Tourettes Action in May 2021 and works part-time managing our social media accounts alongside completing her degree in Occupational Therapy. Ione has Tourette Syndrome, and after receiving support from TA through her diagnosis, she was pleased to join the team and offer others support in their journey. 

 

Read about our Board of Trustees 

TA patrons

Daniel Katz MBE
Michael Nyman CBE

Prof. Mary M Robertson MD, DSc(med), FRCP, FRCPCH, FRCPsych

 

"Tourettes Action is a charity working to make life better for people with Tourette Syndrome"

 

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