Our staff and trustees
Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service is a registered charity led by a chief executive and overseen by a board of voluntary trustees.
David Fannin lives in the Fens near Long Sutton.
He studied geography at Queen’s University Belfast, trained in production management and left Northern Ireland for London in 1986 to join the Civil Service.
David worked in the Department of Social Security for three years before entering the junior ranks of local government. He worked for various local authorities for 21 years, eventually reaching the position of Assistant Chief Executive at one of the district councils in Lincolnshire.
On leaving local government David worked freelance in project management and consulting for three very enjoyable years.
He became Acting Chief Executive at Lincolnshire CVS in September 2013 and was appointed to the role on a full time contract in June 2014.
Graham Scorthorne – Chairman
Retired South Holland District Council Local Strategic Partnership Manager
Appointed trustee: 2011
Appointed Chairman: November 2015
Other interests: Chairman of Holbeach Medical Centre Patient Participation Group
Background: Based in South Lincolnshire since September 1974. Sixteen years as a deputy headteacher and three as an acting headteacher. Established an independent school for children with behavioural issues.
Area: South Holland
Risk and Assurance Manager, Lincolnshire Co-operative Ltd
Appointed trustee: 2017
Background: Has worked for Lincolnshire Co-op since 1988, with 15 years as a store manager and 13 years as a Regional Manager before becoming Risk Manager.
Area: West Lindsey
Mandy Hartley – Trustee
Boston Marks & Spencer Store Manager
Appointed trustee: 2015
Other interests: Marks & Spencer healthy high streets and Plan A regional champion, business partner on the Boston Town Team
Canon Stephen Holdaway
Retired Church Minister
Appointed trustee: 2011
Other interests: Chair of the board of trustees of Horncastle Community Centre; a trustee of Lincolnshire Chaplaincy Services; Assistant Governor of Rotary District 1270 and a member of Horncastle Rotary Club.
Background: Parish priest and industrial chaplin
Area: East Lindsey
CEO Mayflower Housing Association, Boston
Appointed trustee: 2012
Other interests: Non-executive director for Lincolnshire NHS Community Trust appointed to the main Board in 2013 and more recently as Chair of the Finance and Performance Committee and as member of the Clinical Quality Committee. Sits on the Boston Area Partnership
Background: Over 20 years’ experience at senior level leading organisations within the commercial and regulated sectors.
Other interests: Retired in 2015 as a trustee with Mayflower HA
Background: Retired Contracts Manager with the defence industry. Previous experience in the voluntary sector includes Chair of Carers UK Boston and volunteer with Lincolnshire Police.
Chief Operations Officer with Evergreen Care, Stamford
Appointed trustee: 2014
Background: Ran her own business for 20 years and taught IT at Stamford College.
Other interests: Volunteered with Evergreen Care Trust from day one and joined the Trust as a full-time employee in 2007.
Area: South Kesteven