Sherburn House Charity

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About - Meet the Team

Board of Trustees

The Trustees are appointed for a fixed period of time.

Who We Are

Susan Martin



Susan Martin has been a Trustee at Sherburn House Charity since September 2008, and is Chair of the Board of Trustees.

Her professional life was spent in education working in schools for children with a range of learning difficulties.In her last post she was Deputy Head of a large special school in Sunderland for 14 years, and was involved in all areas of leadership, management and governance.Having taken early retirement when the Special Schools in Sunderland were being re-organised, she has for ten years been a Governor (now Chair) at Durham Trinity School, attending appropriate training courses.



Joe Wilkinson joined us in September 2018. He has many years experience working within the  charity sector and has expert knowledge within the role of governance, especially as a Treasurer.

Joe’s  experience will  help Sherburn House Charity develop and implement its strategic vision, Joe is very well networked within the charity and construction industry and brings a range of skills and expertise with him.