Charity Number 1111735 - Patron: The Right Reverend The Bishop Of Lynn

Who's Who.

Quote from one of our Trustees

“Being a Trustee means that I can contribute to the everyday workings and behind the scenes that involve keeping West Norfolk Befriending alive. I feel that we all blend in together like a good coffee and can move into the future with confidence.“

West Norfolk Befriending Staff

Pippa May
Chief Executive

Pauline Dye
Client Assessor

Anna Sylvester
Development Worker

Dot Nurse
Admin and Befriender/Liaison Volunteer.

Linda Woodley
Admin Support/Befriender.

Margaret Greaves
Database Management.

Trevor Austin
IT Support.

West Norfolk Befriending currently has 37 volunteer befrienders.


Dr. Chris McKenzie, MBBS. GP
Medical Advisor

Steve Whiting
Business Development Advisor

The Board of Trustees

The organisation is managed by the Board of Trustees that are fully inducted. They meet every two months, as a full board, with sub groups meeting between full meetings.

Alan Hayes
The Chair of the Board can be contacted via the office.

Linda Woodley

John Blake

Mike Carter-Rowlands

Richard Curtis MVO

James Lee-Evans

Dot Nurse
Secretary and Trustee

Noel McGiven

Valere Woods

June Shalan
Associate Client Representative.

Peter Smith

Jean McGuiness
Co-opted Trustee

Trustee Vacancies

We are always keen to recruit additional Trustees.
If are interested, and would like to have a discusion about the Board and the work of West Norfolk Befriending, please contact Alan Hayes, the Chair of Trustees, on 01553 763500 or by email,

Alan's email address

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