Dianne Conduit
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Dianne Conduit

Dianne brings a life long passion to improve the health and well-being of communities, families and individuals through co-production and social action. An ability to develop strategies, see opportunities and mobilise action is a particular strength.

With over 40 years experience of health and social care within the public and commercial sectors as a nurse, and senior leader, Dianne brings knowledge and experience of governance, service improvement, information and knowledge management and safeguarding to Open Door.

Dianne was a trustee and later chair of Young Devon from 2012-2021 and is excited to be part of Open Door with it's proven track record of making a positive difference to so many peoples lives through its many and varied projects.

Lin Burgess
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Lin Burgess

Lin is a retired accountant and is the Treasurer of Open Door. She has over 25 years of financial management and business planning experience, across businesses, charities and self employed. She is also a volunteer support worker and counsellor for Open Door and is a member of Christchurch, Woodbury.

Peter Chalkley
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Peter Chalkley

Peter is a retired Operations Manager for Devon County Council Social Services, Children and Young People's Service, and is our Safeguarding Officer. He brings a keen awareness of social issues and a wide knowledge of statutory services. He is also one of our Project Leaders for Men’s Shed. Peter is a member of Hope Church, Exmouth.

Dave Rees
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Dave Rees

Dave spent the first 18 years of his career working as a mechanical and electrical design engineer, then retrained as a computer systems engineer, and spent 23 years as a voice and data network support officer for Worcestershire County Council. With all that technical knowledge, Dave is the obvious choice as our Health and Safety Officer! Dave is married to Sue, attends Hope Church, Exmouth, and volunteers at Men's Shed.

Sue Rees
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Sue Rees

Sue began her working life as a medical secretary, then retrained as a primary school teacher after she had her two boys. She was also a school governor during this time. Sue was diagnosed with ME in 2004 so retrained as a gardener but she is still just as passionate about supporting the pastoral needs of the children and young people in our town. Sue is married to Dave and attends Hope Church, Exmouth.

Peter Chalkley
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Peter Chalkley

As well as being a trustee, Peter are our Men’s Shed Project Leader, which is a great excuse for him to hang out in the shed, building stuff, and having a laugh with the guys! In all seriousness, he  brings a wealth of experience as project leader and is a true asset to the Open Door team, taking the Men’s Shed project from strength to strength. He is most likely to ask… ‘Who’s making tea?’

Katie Ranft
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Katie Ranft

Katie brings experience from her days formerly as a primary school teacher, more recently working for Devon County Council alongside the Early Help team, supporting vulnerable young people, and currently as a foster carer. She is particularly passionate about our Ice and Haven projects. Katie attends the Grace Gathering community in Exmouth.

Anne Wynne
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Anne Wynne

Anne is a retired Practice Nurse and having had over 40 years of experience working as a Nurse, has
always had a heart for being interested in peoples' mental and physical wellbeing. She is particularly
passionate about helping the community in Exmouth and making a positive difference in peoples'
lives no matter how big or small. As a result she is now a Support Worker in the Community Café .
She attends Christ Church Woodbury

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