Brian Coates, Chair
Brian was born in Newcastle and has lived in Gateshead since 1970. A local authority councillor for 20 years, Brian served as the mayor of Gateshead 1999-2000 and is now an alderman.
Angela Currie, Vice Chair
Angela is a Gateshead native and life-long resident. She worked for the local authority as a cook supervisor before retirement and is an active volunteer in our social groups.
Marion McMahon, Treasurer
Marion was born in Gateshead and was self-employed in a fair trade business before retiring.
Alan was born in Felling and served in the RAF for 10 years. He worked abroad for an additional decade before returning to Gateshead to take up work on the Team Valley Trading Estate until retirement. Alan is active in ex-service associations, union activities, and is also a governor at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
June was born in Gateshead and spent many years teaching in London and Sheffield before returning to Gateshead to complete her career.
Born and raised in Gateshead, Maureen worked for the local authority before retirement. She is an active volunteer in our community café and is a member of two of our social groups.
Originally from Burundi, Joice has lived in Gateshead for a number of years. She is an active member of her local community and attends two of our social groups.
Sue is the Nurse Lead for Gateshead’s GP Transformation Project.