Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service

LCVS 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

David Fannin

Chief Executive

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.


John Latham


Director in the Vice-Chancellors office at the University of Lincoln

Appointed trustee: March 2021

Appointed Chairman: March 2021

Other interests: I’m a keen sports fan, primarily football, cricket and motorsport – although I don’t take part in any of those anymore! My other interests are travelling and photography, as well as cycling.

Background: I am a Director in the Vice-Chancellors office at the University of Lincoln where I’ve worked for 5 years, focussing on the University’s key external partnerships. Prior to joining the University, I worked in local government for 26 years, most recently as a Director at Lincoln City Council. I grew up in Essex and lived and worked in London for 10 years before moving to Lincolnshire in 1991. As well as being chair of LCVS and outside work, I am a Trustee of the Lincolnshire YMCA and a Parish Councillor in my village. I am married to Carolyn and we have two children; Ben who is an A&E Nurse in Manchester and Jess who is currently at University, also in Manchester.

Area: Lincoln

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

Margaret Powley


Appointed Trustee: 1991

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.

Area: Boston

Julie Ellis



Appointed trustee: N/A


Other interests:


Ann Coxall


Retired Charity Manager

Part time Assessor of Charities for the Trusted Charity Quality Award

Background: Spent many years as a senior manager in charities across the country.  Experienced in the private, public, health and education sectors.

Other interests: Magistrate, Family and my two beautiful dogs

Area: East Lindsey

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If you have any enquiries about our organisation or would like to find out more about one of our services, please do get in touch.

For general enquiries please call (01205) 510888 or email

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