Kirsten Denney – Centre Administrator
Kirsten has worked in the Plant Hire Industry and the Justice system before settling into Children’s Services with over 20 years of admin and finance experience. She has worked in departments such as Youth, Early Intervention and SEN services.
She has a keen interest in her local community having previously served on a resident’s association.
Kuldip Sandhu – Community Projects Manager
Kuldip lives in Isleworth and has over 25 years’ experience in youth and community development, particularly within the borough of Hounslow where she worked as a Youth Projects Manager and Team Leader for nearly 17 years. She has developed youth and community projects and managed centres; and has a keen interest in developing innovative and creative programmes to engage with people and build a sense of community.
Kevin Moore – Caretaker
Kevin has been looking after the Bridgelink Centre as a part time caretaker since 2001. He is the longest serving member of staff and ensures the safety and maintainence of the building.
Rob Kemp – Chair
Rob is a former Chair of Governors for Worple Primary School and a member of the Executive Committee for the Third Osterley Sea Scouts. He has supported the BridgeLink Centre as a trustee since 2015. He is a journalist and author writing across a range of topics for national newspapers and magazines.
Debbie Squires – Vice-Chair
Debbie has a background in education and community development. She has lived in Isleworth for the last 27 years working at West Thames College as an English language teacher and as an Extended Services Coordinator across Isleworth. She is currently working as a librarian at Isleworth & Syon School, is a governor at Ivybridge Primary and oversees the youth projects at the Bridgelink.
Albert Hadaway – Trustee
Albert is a local resident and has fulfilled the role of trustee since the BridgeLink Centre opened in 2000. He served as the centre’s treasurer until 2022 and remains on the finance committee. Albert was a founder member of the estate’s Tenant’s Association.
Katherine Morgan – Secretary
Katherine is a local resident with experience of negotiating contracts and managing operations in both hospital and school environments. She is a management accountant and brings board level experience and strategic business acumen.
Katherine is a trustee representative for All Souls Church, where she has been an active member over the past few years, and volunteers for various activities/events at the Bridgelink. In her spare time, you might find her taking her dog, Rolo, for a muddy walk or kayaking down the Thames with her family.
Linda Green – Trustee
A local resident in Isleworth for 40yrs, Linda has a background of working for local government in Education and Elderly Services. She is a former Councillor for the area and still works voluntarily within the community which is how she became a trustee for the Bridgelink Centre in 2018. She is also involved with the British Legion in Isleworth as one of the main organisers for the Remembrance Day Services.
Susan Bates – Treasurer
A local resident in Isleworth for 27 years. Sue worked for Rugby Football Union in Finance Department for seventeen years until she retired after taking redundancy in 2014. She has been a volunteer with Isleworth Branch of The Royal British Legion for around twenty years covering both Treasurer and Memberships roles.
Narinder Dosanjh – Community Development Worker
Narinder joins us from her previous role as Social Prescribing Manager across Richmond Upon Thames Borough where she was responsible for leading a team of 17 Social Prescribing Link Workers in launching the inaugural Social Prescribing Service borough-wide. Additionally, she has 20 years’ experience in Education as a Family Learning Tutor, Sixth Form College Tutor and working with learners with diagnosed ADHD and Ill-mental health.
BECOME A TRUSTEE
We are looking to recruit volunteers to a charity trustee role for a local community centre in Isleworth. The BridgeLink Community Centre serves residents of the Ivybridge Estate and the surrounding area in Isleworth hosting a wide range of activities including Youth clubs, language classes, fitness classes, cooking schools, advice and advocacy sessions along with stay and play, a crèche and a food bank.
The centre is run by the BridgeLink Charity (since 2000) and we’re looking to expand our board of trustees. We’re looking for local people with an interest in local community issues – fundraising and bid writing experience would be handy, but not essential.
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