Meet the AVA Team

Daniel Shaw

Daniel Shaw, Chief Executive Officer

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.

Tel: 01358 280510 or 07584 659933

Email: Daniel.Shaw@avashire.org.uk

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Keith Anderson, Head of Development

Keith's main duties include providing 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: 07969603595

Email: Keith.Anderson@avashire.org.uk

Lindsay-Allardyce

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.

Tel: 01358 280513

Email: Lindsay.Allardyce@avashire.org.uk or membership@avashire.org.uk

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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

Email: Ruth.Clarke@avashire.org.uk

Rhona-Davidson

Rhona Davidson, Development Officer (Fraserburgh,Buchan & Peterhead areas)

Rhona is home-based and covers the Fraserburgh, Buchan and Peterhead areas.  Rhona provides development support to the voluntary and community sector by provision of advice and information in any area that is requested.  This could involve the creation of a new group, charitable status, constitutional arrangements, funding and fundraising or resolving issues that may have arisen in the organisation. Rhona also provides support to individuals and groups on all aspects of volunteering.

Tel: 07724 617648 

Email: Rhona.Davidson@avashire.org.uk

Renee-Joss

Renee Joss, Magpie Manager

Renee oversees the running and management of the Magpie shops in Banchory. As well as making sure the shops run smoothly, Renee co-ordinates staff and volunteers for all shops as well as the collection of goods at the Crow's Nest site in Banchory.

Tel: 01330 823800

Email: Renee.Joss@avashire.org.uk


Meriem Kayoueche-Reeve

Meriem Kayoueche-Reeve, Development Officer (Huntly, Turriff & Banff areas)

Meriem provides development support to the voluntary and community sector by provision of advice and information in any area that is requested.  This could involve the creation of a new group, charitable status, constitutional arrangements, funding and fundraising or resolving issues that may have arisen in the organisation. Meriem also provides support to individuals and groups on all aspects of volunteering.

Tel: 07964034263

Email: Meriem.Kayoueche-Reeve@avashire.org.uk


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Aileen Longino, Development Officer (Aboyne, Ballater & Braemar areas)

Aileen provides development support to the voluntary and community sector by provision of advice and information in any area that is requested.  This could involve the creation of a new group, charitable status, constitutional arrangements, funding and fundraising or resolving issues that may have arisen in the organisation. Aileen also provides support to individuals and groups on all aspects of volunteering.

Tel: 07824 096531

Email: Aileen.Longino@avashire.org.uk


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Sandra McGuigan, Development Officer (Stonehaven, Laurencekirk, Banchory & Portlethen areas)

Sandra is home-based and she provides development support to the voluntary and community sector by provision of advice and information in any area that is requested.  This could involve the creation of a new group, charitable status, constitutional arrangements, funding and fundraising or resolving issues that may have arisen in the organisation. Sandra also provides support to individuals and groups on all aspects of volunteering. 

Tel: 07585 330348

Email: Sandra.McGuigan@avashire.org.uk

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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

Email: Jacquie.Milne@avashire.org.uk


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Lorna Sandison, Development Officer (Ellon, Inverurie & Insch areas)

Lorna is home-based and she provides development support to the voluntary and community sector by provision of advice and information in any area that is requested.  This could involve the creation of a new group, charitable status, constitutional arrangements, funding and fundraising or resolving issues that may have arisen in the organisation. Lorna also provides support to individuals and groups on all aspects of volunteering. 

Tel: 07964 036605

Email: Lorna.Sandison@avashire.org.uk


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Donna Speed, Funding Officer

Donna provides tailored funding searches to the voluntary and community sector across Aberdeenshire. 

Tel: 03718 110008
Mobile: 07964 036821 

Email: Donna.Speed@avashire.org.uk

Isabelle-Taylor

Isabelle Taylor, Membership Administration Assistant

Isabelle provides administrative support to our Membership Manager in order to maintain AVA's Membership services.

Tel: 07585 507 524 

Email: Isabelle.Taylor@avashire.org.uk