MEET THE TRUSTEES
ABOUT OUR COMMITTEE
Meet The Hilltop Community Trustees. Committee. From Chairman to Treasurer, the trustee committee oversees the running of the charity and the allocations of the money raised from the community.
With the Help of the committee, the Hilltop Community continues to raise money for the hall and socials events throughout the year.
To help bring the community together, other committee members support the trustee’s run and organise annual events. All Trustees are volunteers and local the Hilltop area.
Want to Join? contact John Richardson- Chairman
I am John Richardson I live in new house close with my wife Louise and my three children and Lilly the dog.I have lived here for nearly 26 years.I have recently retired from a furniture company after nearly 45 years , and took up the challenge of being the new chairman of the trustees where I hope I can promote the community hall.
I was delighted when approached to become the Treasurer for the Hilltop Community Association. Having grown up in Iffin Lane, I have returned to raise my own family here and feel it is now my turn to contribute to this wonderful community. I have worked in Financial Services for the NHS for over 20 years so have a wealth of knowledge and experience to bring to the HCA
Hi,My family and I have lived in New House Close since 1976. Our children loved growing up here. Most of you will know our faces if not our names. We have enjoyed every moment and are very proud of our community and its achievements over the years. I've been lucky enough to have been a Committee Member of Hilltop from the formation of the Community Association and have sat on the board of Trustees since we became a registered Charity.
Dave with his family have lived in New House Lane, Thanington Without, Canterbury for the past 38 years and for the last sixteen years has been a founder member of Hilltop Community Association as one of eight trustees. As a classically trained building products professional and avid DIY’er Dave has been part of the team involved with renovating Hilltop’s hall and can often be found helping with the hall facilities or cutting the grass along with other enthusiastic volunteers.
I am Joanne Gurden I live on New House Lane with my husband, two young daughters and escapee dog Charlie, which many residents have met. I have lived here for 10 years and I have attended many thoroughly enjoyable and welcoming events in this time. I have recently become a Trustee for the Hilltop Community Association and I am proud to serve and give back to this friendly and supportive neighbourhood.
I am David Bush and I moved to New House Lane in 2012 together with my wife Jackie. We have three daughters and six grandchildren. I am a retired Police Officer having served for over 32 years, most of those as an operational Detective. I am pleased to join the Hilltop team of Trustees and hope to be of some value, although I have little to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
I'm Dave Smith, and I moved to Iffin Lane with my wife in 1998. I'm a retired engineer & engineering manager. I've been involved with HCA for over 20 years, and welcome being part of one of our greatest local assets, contributing in any way to supporting it, and its development for our community, in any way I can
Hi. I am Claire Gent. I have lived in New House Lane with my 2 sons since 2011. I am delighted to have been asked to be a trustee for this lovely community. I currently enjoy being part of the judging panel for the annual photography competition and organising litter picking to keep our community looking beautiful and welcoming.
I moved to New House Lane in 2011 and love the caring and supportive community in which I live - a perfect place for my husband and I to bring up our 4 children and a menagerie of animals! I worked in the NHS for 20 years as a Speech and Language Therapist before moving into Research and Development alongside independent practice – This variety of experiences, will, I hope bring lots of skills to share as a Hilltop Trustee