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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.

TA staff

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Suzanne Dobson

Chief Executive

Suzanne works full time in our office in Farnborough, Hampshire. She is responsible for the running of the charity on a day-to-day basis and has been with Tourettes Action since 2010.

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

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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. 

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

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Emma Myers

Support services manager

Emma works full time, away from the office and is responsible for managing our support services including: the befriending scheme, helpdesk and online support. 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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Helen Eadie

Information Manager

Helen works part-time, away from the office and is responsible for developing TA information and resources, and managing the website and social media. She has been with TA since 2010.

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

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Dr Seonaid Anderson

Research Manager

Seonaid works part time, away from the office and is responsible for keeping TA up to date on the latest research into TS. She joined TA in 2012.

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

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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, workshops and activity days. 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 supporting to the TA team and also manages the TA fundraisers. Pippa joined TA in 2014 and has a son with TS.

Lucy Toghill

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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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.

TA patrons

  • Daniel Katz MBE
  • Michael Nyman CBE
  • Prof. Mary M Robertson MD, DSc(med), FRCP, FRCPCH, FRCPsych

TA trustees

  • Ian Ayres
  • Genna Barnett
  • Anna Bhandari
  • Georgina Jackson
  • Eileen Joyce
  • Dr David Masters
  • Robert Ovens
  • Edward Palmer
  • Amanda Pape
  • Robin Paxton (Chair)
  • Mingyan Shao
  • Dr Jeremy Stern (Honorary Member)

 

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

 

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