Hendrika Santer Bream - Chair
Hendrika has been a trustee of Stitches in Time since 2013. She has worked for over thirty years for the NHS, at first in HR and more recently in Organisational Development. Her main focus is on developing an organisational culture that will enable continuous improvement in the quality, efficiency and safety of care, and supporting change initiatives. Hendrika is a school governor at a local secondary school and has in the past been a Trustee of a local Mind organisation, church secretary and church warden. Hendrika and her family have lived in Limehouse for over 20 years.
Judith Gardiner - Vice-chair
Judith is a retired Probation Officer. She has lived in Bow and been active in the community for almost 40 years. A former Councillor in Whitechapel, Limehouse and Stepney, she has also served as a School Governor and as a Board member for Tower Hamlets Homes, Poplar Harca and Gateway Housing. She has also been a member of a number of Pan London authorities, including the Olympics Development Committee. She became a Trustee in 2004 and as Vice-Chair brings her local knowledge and experience of voluntary sector governance to bear as Stitches continues to develop its organisation and role.
Meg Mitchell - Treasurer
Meg has lived in Tower Hamlets for over 30 years. She has been an ESOL teacher for all that time, mostly at the then Tower Hamlets College. Meg was a health and safety officer for the union there for a while and has also been on the committee of a local playgroup and on the parish council of a church. She has volunteered with school children activities for many years. Meg enjoys art and sewing and is always impressed with the inclusiveness, energy, friendliness and creativity she witnesses at Stitches in Time.