About Us: Administration

Eleanor Howes, Chief Executive Officer

Eleanor has worked for the charity for over 23 years and is deeply committed to its work. Responsibilities include: implementing policy and strategy, finances, service delivery, conferences and events, newsletters and leading a small hardworking team.  She has managed successful projects and helped develop social media and support for adults and youths.

Eleanor Howes

Jane Trowbridge, Operations Manager

I have been at the Foundation for 15 years and oversee the running of the office, the Helpline the Hitchin Team and Volunteers.  I monitor the office and charity finances, I am responsible for policies, co-ordinating and publishing the professional journal and charity information sheets.  Organise events, attend meetings and assist Eleanor in all aspects of running the Foundation

Jane Trowbridge

Jo Webb, Membership and Local Groups Administrator

I have worked at the Charity since November 2013.  I process and send out all membership applications and deal with membership queries.  My role also encompasses setting up and corresponding with our Voluntary Local Groups around the country.  You might also find it’s me answering the phone if you ring HQ!

Jo Webb

Alex Bettey, Administrator

I have been with the charity for two years and deal with all the different sources of income such as community fundraising events, gift aid claims, sponsorship, Friends of Dyspraxia Foundation, Amazon book sales and many more! I also keep our office accounts up to date by recording all the incomes and outgoings.

Alex Bettey

Claire Cripps, Youth Information Officer

Claire joined the Foundation in January 2015 and works part time as the Youth Information Officer, prior to this Claire worked in the field of Learning Disability Nursing for the NHS. Claire provides information and support to those aged 13 to 25 and has set up Social Media platforms where young people can find information about dyspraxia and share their experiences and offer peer support to one another.

Claire Cripps