Board of Trustees


  • Sarah-Jane Adisi – Treasurer Sarah-Jane has worked closely with the Project for many years, overseeing all aspects of accounts and book-keeping. Together with the charity Chair, she was instrumental in setting up all the financial systems. She has a thorough understanding of the complexities of this organisation’s finances and is perfectly positioned to oversee the financial health and wellbeing of the charity. Sarah-Jane has recently taken on a new position in an accountancy practice and is no longer involved in the day to day book-keeping for the Charity. She has a daughter and lives in Brighton.
  • Meryl Williams – Secretary Meryl is a teacher with over 20 years’ experience in the profession. Meryl has a special interest in early years education, especially in the concept of learning through free play. Meryl has recently completed a Master’s Degree in Early Years Education at Sussex University. She has lived in Brighton since 1999. She is married and has two boys in local schools.
  • Cindy Davies Cindy became involved with Tarner Community Project when her son attended its After School Club. Cindy has worked for The Pensions Regulator for the past 11 years and, as a result, has a comprehensive understanding of finance. She has a passion for local projects and supporting the local community, and the Project is a perfect match for her skills.
  • Barbara Macpherson is a fundraising professional with over 20 years experience in the UK, USA and Canada. She has worked in the arts and education sectors with organisations such as Windlesham House School, Brighton Dome and Brighton Festival, London Business School and San Francisco Opera. Barbara has lived in Brighton, with her husband and son, for eight years. She is committed to helping Tarner Community Project secure funding to ensure its longterm financial sustainability.
  • Amy-Lou Tilley Amy-Lou lives in the Tarner district and has participated in the Project’s youth clubs and services. She is currently studying Early Childhood Education and Care at the University of Brighton, and still uses and values the youth side of the Project. She offers important insight and direction for the youth project and services.