St. Paul's Community Development Trust

Our Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees usually meet about ten times a year, in the evenings. The Board is the overall management body for the Trust and the Chief Executive is accountable to it.

We are responsible for agreeing the Trust’s budget and its strategy and plans.

We review the work of every part of the Trust each year, and we must ensure that the Trust works within its aims and objectives, and within charity and company legislation.

Gill Coffin Photo - Trustee

Gill Coffin – Trustee

Former local resident, involved with St. Paul’s Trust since 1979.

Retired senior local government manager, specialising in communications, equalities, and information management. Previous jobs included social work and social policy research.

Judith Millington - Trustee

Judith Millington – Trustee

Long-term local resident. Retired. Background in debt advice and voluntary sector social housing.

Knowledge of a wide range of voluntary organizations.

Mark Riley Trustee Photo

Mark Riley – Trustee

After graduating with a Visual Arts degree Mark worked at St Pauls Venture from 1994 -1998, before moving onto environmental community development across Birmingham.  

In 2003 he became a freelance community artist and creative practitioner, working in community settings, schools, and Forest School.

Patrick Wing MBE JP – Trustee/Chair of School Governors

Pat has been a governor at St Paul’s school for a number of years. He is a retired police officer who now works in the community with Balsall Heath Forum. Pat and his late wife fostered children for over 30 years and have looked after youngsters with a range of disabilities. He is an ageing but keen sportsman and also sits on the boards of another two schools/colleges.

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