Janice Donaldson, Chairperson
Janice was recruited to the Jeely via a recruitment programme run by Glasgow City Council. She is a retired teacher having spent over 30 years in education, 16 of those as Head Teacher of two schools. In 2006 Janice took early retirement, and decided that she wanted to use her skills and experience to help in the voluntary sector. After her first visit to The Jeely she was 'hooked.' Janice has been on the Board since 2007 and continues to delight in her work with the organisation. Recently she felt privileged to be asked to take up the role of Chairperson.
She also sits on the Finance Committee, The Child Protection Committee and heads up the Personnel Committee. Janice sits on the Finance Committee and The HR Committee.
June Hunter, Treasurer
June brings extensive accountancy experience to the Jeely Board. June has over 35 years experience as an Accountant with 3 of the world's leading professional Accountancy Firms, specialising in Business Restructuring, Insolvency and Fraud Investigations. June also serves on the Board of East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau as a Volunteer Board Member for over 10 years currently volunteers 2 days per week helping clients with a wide range of issues. June has a good working knowledge of the problems facing children and families in the current financial climate. June joined the Board of the Jeely in July 2015.
Bill Spiers - Board Director
Bill has been a practising solicitor since 1978. He helped set up Clydebank CAB and was a Children's Panel member for many years. In his professional life he has been a criminal lawyer, one of Scotland's first employment lawyers and for the past 20 years a leading practitioner in insurance litigation both in Scotland and abroad. He has been involved in his firm's management for over 20 years. He finds his involvement in the Jeely an amazing experience and hopes his skills will be of benefit to it. In his spare time he loves playing golf (badly!) and going to trashy musicals!
Delia Henry - Board Director
Delia has worked as Scottish Director of two major UK charities for the last 25 years. During that time she lead campaigning and service delivery across Scotland. Delia worked in the NHS prior to moving to the charity sector. She has also held directorships on several Scottish charities and was keen to offer her experience on the board of the Jeely because she thinks it is an excellent organisation to be involved with . Delia joined the board of the Jeely in 2018. In her spare time Delia enjoys spending time with her Grand children, gardening and bee keeping.
Fiona Ramsay - Board Director
Fiona has worked in technology for over 30 years mainly in the financial service industry working for companies such as Lloyds, Morgan Stanley, HSBC and most recently Barclays where she was Head of Wealth Investment ODS and API with a large global team giving her experience in management and strategy. She took early retirement in September 2017 and now undertakes short term contracts training people who have had a career break in professional skills and IT management. Fiona joined the Jeely board in December 2017 and was attracted by the chance to be involved in an extremely well run organisation that was providing fun experiences and development opportunities for children and their families to give them better opportunities in life.
DonnaMarie Steel, Board Director
DonnaMarie is a Castlemilk resident. She has worked for a large independent Trust for over 13 years in various roles including Widening Access Coordinator and Scholarship Programmes Manager, designing and delivering a self-development programme for undergraduate university students who have experienced barriers to accessing further or higher education. She is currently leading a thematic piece of work with the ultimate aim of ensuring we have an education system in Scotland that maximises its contribution to tackling poverty and trauma. She is passionate about inclusion and believes in placing people and families with experience of poverty and/or trauma at the heart of decision-making. DonnaMarie is an active fundraiser for the third sector and annually completes the Kiltwalk to raise funds for Glasgow charities.