Meet the trustees

Rosemary Lynn

Interim Chair

Rosemary recently took voluntary redundancy from Cotswold District Council where she worked for 16 years. Through various roles at CDC she has been involved with The Churn since its inception and has chaired the Supporters' Group since 2007. Becoming a Trustee means she can continue to support the work The Churn does.

Robert Towill

Treasurer & Secretary

Robert joined the Churn as a trustee in 2016. He is a retired accountant.

Liza Darroch

Liza has been connected to the Churn Project since before we opened our doors. Whilst working in adult education for Cirencester College, she was a member of the small team that set up the Churn. When Liza left Cirencester College she worked in Ethiopia for Voluntary Services Overseas for two years. Although she was then semi-retired, she joined the Churn Project staff team. Liza worked for us as a Community Development Worker, her role was to develop community groups bring service providers and local people together in a Neighbourhood Partnership. When that piece of work was complete Liza retired and has now joined us as a trustee.

Peter Braidwood

Peter is an IT consultant particularly experienced in solving technical networking issues using Cisco routers. He sits as a Justice of the Peace on Gloucester bench and has provided emergency communications at the Royal International Air Tattoo for the last 7 years.

Shirley Alexander

Shirley, who is married with 3 grown up children, has been involved with The Churn since its start, as a Town and District Councillor for Beeches ward. She served on the Supporters' group before becoming a Trustee. She is also a Director/Trustee of Cirencester Community Development Trust, The Bingham Library Trust and New Brewery Arts. She is a member of Soroptimist International Cirencester & District, an international women's organisation with General Consultative Status at the United Nations.