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team & trustees

The Project Team

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Mike Callaghan, LEAP Charity Manager


Mike has been with LEAP since 2014 running LEAP Car Club, which he continues to do whilst managing day-to-day LEAP operations.


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Tori Bell, Project Manager, LEAP Together

Tori joined LEAP in February 2021 when the Food Committee joined forces with the charity. Tori manages the LEAP Together projects which include the Community Larder, The Feel Good Festival and Diggin' It. 


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Jacqui Quigg, Project Coordinator, LEAP Together


Jacqui joined the team in December 2023 in this role, focused on delivering the Feel Good Festival and Diggin' It event schedule for 2024. 


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Charlotte Keir, Service Manager, Community Larder


Charlotte joined LEAP in November 2023 after two years of volunteering with us. Charlottes' role is to manage the overall Larder project, ensuring the service running effectively and reaching people locally.


​The LEAP Board of Trustees

The Project Team are managed by a Voluntary Board of Trustees made up of members of the local community:

Kevin Cameron, Chair


Kevin is an award winning filmmaker with a focus on participative practice. Kevin has been on the board of LEAP, a charity focussed on behaviour change and climate breakdown, for the past three years. 


Lesley Scott, Secretary


Lesley works in academia professionally. Lesley has been a trustee of LEAP for 10 years and has also been heavily involved with other local groups including Lochwinnoch international Aid, Lochwinnoch Community Development Trust and the Community Council.


Martin Mansell, Treasurer

Martin helped to start LEAP over 10 years ago and has been on the board ever since.  He is also the Treasurer of Lochwinnoch Community Development Trust (LCDT), a local organisation with charitable aims. Martin is a retired civil engineer with an interest in water engineering and renewable energy.

Chris Paterson, Trustee

Chris, a former electrical engineer, is a Larder volunteer and has been a member of the Car Club since 2021.

Mary O'Brien, Trustee

Mary is a retired Nurse and Social Work Team Leader and "Nana" to 10 grandchildren and is passionate about trying to secure a liveable planet for the next generation, in the face of the climate and ecological emergencies. She is  active in a number of different ways to try to achieve this. Within Renfrewshire, she am a founding member of "Creating a Sustainable Gryffe" and a volunteer with Eadha Enterprises.

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