Trustees

John Senior (Treasurer)

John spent 18 years in industrial research, working on adhesives and engineering polymers. This was followed by 18 years in the medical industry as a quality systems auditor of medical device manufacturers worldwide. The last 5 years of this period he was self-employed. Since retiring 9 years ago he has been working voluntarily as treasurer for a national, and more recently a local, Quaker body.

Dr. Andy Scrase

Andy became a trustee for The Windfall Centre on the recommendation of an art therapist friend, who had been impressed by the high quality help the play therapists provided. Andy is now retired but spent half her working life as a general practitioner and the other half as a psychiatrist including many years in Learning Disability. In both professions she met very many children and adolescents (and adults) whose upbringing had been unsympathetic or actively abusive. Of course, as the years went on the services for children improved but they are now grossly overworked and children and families can benefit greatly from the therapy services offered by The Windfall Centre. Andy has four adult children of her own.
 

Marilyn Hinks

Marilyn has spent most of her professional life teaching students with additional needs. For 13 years she was the SENCo at Welshpool High School where she also taught psychology to the 6th form. When she ‘retired’ Marilyn worked as a Family Engagement Co-ordinator alongside families who needed support in accessing local services and helping vulnerable students settle into school and enjoy their schooldays. She also worked with colleagues facilitating support groups for parents with children of all ages and now works with victims of abuse. Her experience of working with families has made her realise just how important the role of The Windfall Centre’s therapists is in supporting vulnerable children and young people.
 

Margaret Munyard

Marg joined the trustee board for the Windfall Centre in the early months of 2021.  She spent the first 17 years of her working life as a secretary/personal assistant in commercial, legal and arts organisations.  Alongside her paid work Marg worked as a volunteer in the Women’s Health Movement, as a counsellor in a Cancer Support Centre and later as an employee within the NHS as a health advocate.  In 1991 she completed an Arts Foundation Course, followed by attending the University of Sheffield where she was awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Art Psychotherapy.  From 1996 until 2012 she worked as an Art Psychotherapist within a sexual abuse service for families; with neuro-diverse adults and with adolescents in residential care within the Looked After Children’s sector.  In 2008 She completed a 2 year Infant Observation Course with the Tavistock Institute. 

She has one adult daughter, is a gardener and a practising Buddhist.  

Ange Grunsell

Ange is now retired after working in education since the 1970’ s. She worked both with young people and adults, truants, marginalised by the education system and in projects designed to challenge racism and gender bias and educate for broader perspectives. Major themes have been education for sustainability work for South Bank Uni London, global citizenship education for Oxfam, alongside classroom teaching and work with truants. Ange has some limited experience of management committee work with NGO’s.

Sue Hitch

Sue has worked alongside and supported Children and Young People and their families for many years since moving to Wales. Sue is now retired but ran her own, small, private Counselling practice in Brecon for several years. She was the school Counsellor working in Powys for Barnardos, and also worked as Counsellor for schools in the Blaenau Gwent area. Sue was the Counsellor for Dyfed Powys Police for the south of the county for a number of years. Sue was a trained mediator, prior to retirement, for a Powys charity. She  also spent time supporting women and children for Brecknockshire Women’s Aid and Counsellor for survivors of abuse for New Pathways in Merthyr Tydfil.

For several years, both Sue and her husband were Foster Carers for teenage boys. They were both Trustees for Windfall Centre prior to retiring. They withdrew from our Trusteeship role, as they were spending much more time on there Finca in Spain. Sue and her husband missed their Grandchildren too much and decided to return!