Meet The Team

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Daniel Shaw

CEO
Dan is responsible to AVA’s Board for providing strategic leadership, and operationally managing the organisation. His role is principally concerned with facilitating the development of Aberdeenshire’s Third Sector by engaging with strategic partners and delivering an organisation that leads by example.
T: 01358 280510
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Lindsay Allardyce

Communications &
Membership Manager
Lindsay is responsible for the digital marketing for AVA - including publishing the newsletter every month - and is the person that disseminates information to our membership and the Aberdeenshire Third Sector for AVA. She also manages the website and all the visual and promotional aspects of AVA and Magpie.
T: 01358 280513
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Keith Anderson

Head of Development
Keith's provides management support for AVA’s Development Officer Team. Other key duties include representing AVA at the Aberdeenshire Learning Community Partnerships Strategic Lead Group and Aberdeenshire’s Tackling Poverty and Inequality Group. Keith provides Development support to the Alford, Westhill & Banchory areas.
Tel: 07969 603595
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Jacquie Milne

Finance & Administration Manager
Jacquie is AVA's Finance Manager and is based in the Ellon office. Her role includes provision of independent examination of R & P accounts, payroll services and access to PVG Scheme Membership to organisations across Aberdeenshire. 
Tel: 01358 280511
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Rhona Davidson

Development Officer
Rhona is home-based and covers the Fraserburgh, Buchan and Peterhead areas.  Rhona provides development support by provision of advice and information in any area that is requested.  This could involve the creation of a new group, charitable status, all aspects of volunteering, constitutional arrangements, funding/ fundraising or resolving issues that may have arisen in the organisation.
Tel: 07724 617648
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Lorna Sandison

Development Officer
Lorna is home-based and covers the Ellon, Inverurie & Insch areas.  Lorna provides development support by provision of advice and information in any area that is requested.  This could involve the creation of a new group, charitable status, all aspects of volunteering, constitutional arrangements, funding/ fundraising or resolving issues that may have arisen in the organisation.
Tel: 07964 036605
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Meriem Kayoueche-Reeve

Development Officer
Meriem is home-based and covers the Huntly, Turriff & Banff areas.  Meriem provides development support by provision of advice and information in any area that is requested.  This could involve the creation of a new group, charitable status, all aspects of volunteering, constitutional arrangements, funding/ fundraising or resolving issues that may have arisen in the organisation.
Tel: 07964 034263
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Aileen Longino

Development Officer
Aileen is home-based and covers the Aboyne, Ballater, Strathdon & Braemar areas.  Aileen provides development support by provision of advice and information in any area that is requested.  This could involve the creation of a new group, charitable status, all aspects of volunteering, constitutional arrangements, funding/ fundraising or resolving issues that may have arisen in the organisation.
Tel: 07824 096531
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Sandra McGuigan

Development Officer
Sandra is home-based and covers the Stonehaven, Laurencekirk, Banchory & Portlethen areas.  Sandra provides development support by provision of advice and information in any area that is requested.  This could involve the creation of a new group, charitable status, all aspects of volunteering, constitutional arrangements, funding/ fundraising or resolving issues that may have arisen in the organisation.
Tel: 07585 330348
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Donna Speed

Funding Officer
Donna provides tailored funding searches to the voluntary and community sector and can also help with funding applications.  Donna is home-based but covers the whole of Aberdeenshire.
Tel: 07964 036 821
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Ruth Clarke

Administrator
Ruth provides administrative support to the Finance & Administration Manager and she is based in the Ellon office.
Tel: 01358 280512
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Isabelle Taylor

Membership Administration Assistant
Isabelle provides administrative support to our Membership Manager in order to maintain AVA's Membership services.
Tel: 07585 507524
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Renee Joss

Magpie Manager
Renee oversees the running and management of the Magpie shop in Banchory. As well as making sure the shop runs smoothly, Renee co-ordinates staff and volunteers as well as the collection of goods at the Crow's Nest site in Banchory.
Tel: 01330 823800
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