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Trustee Profiles

Chairman Andy Page grew up in South Wales and started work in the steel industry near Newport after university. Andy, his wife Chris and 2 children have moved to several places in the UK as his career progressed in the steel industry, including a short period in the USA. The family moved to Swanland in 2003.

Andy was able to take early retirement in July 2016 but has carried on doing a small amount of consultancy work for a variety of companies. He has been married to Chris for 33 years and enjoys most sports and does some running (jogging!) for fitness and plays golf for frustration! Andy also does some local volunteering including Hull City of Culture.

Treasurer David Evans is a local man having been born and lived most of his life in North Ferriby before moving to Swanland seven years ago.

As a chartered accountant his career has been in finance becoming the group financial director for J. R. Rix & Sons a well known family company within the area involved in oil distribution, shipping, caravan manufacturing ,motor trade and property before his retirement in 2020.

He is married to Susan and has one daughter and two step daughters His interests are the gym, playing tennis where he is actively involved as chairman of the Swanland tennis club .as well as football , gardening and reading

Secretary David Walker was born and grew up in Sheffield. On leaving school became a Police officer in the Sheffield and Rotherham Constabulary, which became part of South Yorkshire Police on April Fools Day 1974. Retiring after 30 years service. Married to Christine with 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren.

Moved to Swanland in 2018 and is actively involved in both Swanland Village Association, as Treasurer, and the Village Hall as Secretary. Daughter and family live locally so much time is spent with them, whilst sons live in the Oxford area.

When getting some down time, will be often away in our caravan.

Booking Secretary Chris Page grew up in Cwmbran, South Wales, and worked for a computer development company for several years. She is married to Andy and they have 2 children, a son 29, who is married, and a daughter 25, who live and work in different parts of the UK. They have moved, with Andy’s career, to several places in this country, spent a short period in the USA and moved to Swanland 17 years ago.

Chris retired in 2018, having worked in school admin for a number of years. Whilst being at home when the children were young, she had part-time admin jobs and been involved in a couple playgroups and Parent Teacher Associations (Both Primary and Secondary). Chris enjoys reading and lots of crafts, including knitting, sewing and card making

Trustee Neil Bowerman was born in London and moved to Pocklington in 1984. Moving on to Swanland in 2016. All the children have left home and started producing grandchildren. Now retired, Neil worked as an Industrial Photographer and for the last 30 years for Rowntrees in a variety of roles. This included writing computer simulations and teaching problem solving as a Lean Six Sigma practitioner.

Joanne and Neil do a lot of dancing, principally Modern Jive and have recently starting learning Ballroom. Enthusiastic member of the South Cave and the Wolds Rotary Club, Despite having to get a proper job when a mortgage was required, the love of pictures and photography has never gone away.

Trustee Allan Quarterman is a Hull man, and has lived in Swanland for a number of years.

He has had a career in the motor trade and presently is a manager with a large motor group in Leeds.

His interests include golf and the RNLI Hessle branch where he is very active, having supported the RNLI by running in the Dublin Marathon and The Great North Run and by abseiling from the Humber Bridge.

Trustee Michelle Johns was born in Guernsey and joined the Army as a Police officer where she met her husband Phil. Upon leaving the Army she returned home to Guernsey where she became a Police Officer. Michelle then worked for Royal Bank of Canada. She has two grown up children a daughter and son. In 2020 they became first time grand parents.

COVID restrictions meant they were unable to travel between Guernsey and England, so they made the monumental decision to relocate. Wanting a village atmosphere and community they decided upon Swanland. So in March 2021 they moved into Swanland.

Trustee Elaine Holmes was born in Woodgates Maternity Hospital in North Ferriby. Then settled in Swanland many years ago to begin raising a family.

Elaine is a registered Chiropodist/Podiatrist of over 20 years, and a former ice-hockey player for the Kingston Diamonds and Kingston Cobras ice-hockey teams based in Hull.

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Trustee Mie Mie Kyaing moved in to Swanland in 2022. Originally, from Myanmar (Burma) where she graduated as a primary doctor. She has been in UK for over 30 years and has served for the NHS. She is a retired anaesthetist nowadays and has a passion for looking after adult chronic pain.
She has a son of 23 who is studying to become a doctor. She lives with her husband and her long-term companion pet cat.

She has been motivated to be involved in community-based activities with SVA, WI and Village Hall, and the Heritage Centre in Swanland Village. She feels that she has come to the right place to Swanland to be involved in these activities where she has met with kindred-spirit active enthusiastic community volunteers. Natural landscapes surrounding Swanland are icing on the cake and she is grateful to be part of this community.

Ex Officio - Chair Village Association Christine Walker spent most of her childhood in Chesterfield. She became a Police officer in Sheffield and Rotherham Constabulary where she met her husband David also a Police Officer. They have been married for nearly 50 years and have three adult children and 5 grandchildren.

As a mature student she gained a BA (hons) degree in Early Childhood Studies. She worked at The Sheffield College for over 26 years. Working her way up to Area Nursery Manager where she helped secure an outstanding grade from Ofsted and became an Ofsted inspector for Early Years.

She moved to Swanland in 2018 to be closer to her daughter and family. Since then she has become actively involved in village life and was elected Chair of Swanland Village Association in 2021



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