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Meet The Team

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The Leadership Team

Our team leads on delivering the charity’s vision and purpose. Top of their list is ensuring that the best interests of family and friends carers are always placed firmly at the heart of all we do.

Jennie Musgrove
Jennie MusgroveChief Executive
Jane Brown
Jane BrownCarer Services Manager (South)
Pat Maher
Pat MaherFinance Director
Rachel Swann
Rachel SwannFunding and Development Lead
  • Specialist Support Service Team

  • Hospital Team

  • Carer Assessment Team

  • Dementia Team

  • Emotional Wellbeing Team

  • Community Team

  • Volunteer Team

  • Finance Team

  • Communication Team

  • Office Services

Our Trustees

Carers Support West Sussex is governed by a Board of Trustees,  made up of elected professionals and carers or former carers who volunteer their time.  Their role is to:

  • set strategic direction and vision;

  • ensure that the organisation is meeting their objectives and performance targets;

  • put carers needs at the heart of the organisation.

If you are interested in finding out more about becoming a Trustee please get in touch on 0300 028 8888 or email  Your enquiry will be passed directly to our Chair or Chief Executive.

Alan Botterill
Alan BotterillInterim Chair Trustee Elected 2017
Peter Phillips
Peter PhillipsTreasurer Elected 2015
Sue Knight
Sue KnightVice Chair Elected 2008
John Williamson
John WilliamsonTrustee Director Elected 2013
Paul Isaacs
Paul IsaacsTrustee Director Elected 2012
Philip Lansberry TEP
Philip Lansberry TEPTrustee Director Elected 2008
Jane Green
Jane GreenTrustee Director Elected 2015
Yvette Elkana
Yvette ElkanaTrustee Director Elected 2016
Sandra Burns
Sandra BurnsTrustee Director Elected 2011
Neal Young
Neal YoungTrustee Director Elected 2016

Our Patron

We are delighted that Dame Philippa Russell DBE is our Patron.

Dame Philippa lives in West Sussex.  She is a parent of an adult son with a learning disability and has many contacts with voluntary and user organisations with an interest in disabled children, young people and their families.   She is a member of the Cross-Government Programme Board on the National Carers Strategy and is a former Chair of the Government’s Standing Commission on Carers.

She was made a Dame in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2009 for services to disabled children, young people and family carers.  She campaigns and lobbies nationally on behalf of carers to change things for the better across NHS and Social Care services and to improve carers’ rights.

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