Vivien Carter (Chair of the Board) MBE JP DL BEd Dip TESOL ALCM
Vivien Carter MBE is the Chair of the Board of Trustees and the original driving force behind the Charity's creation; working tirelessly to engage local supporters and services until sufficient funding was raised and resources allocated to allow the Charity to be founded.
She taught in a local secondary school for a number of years before moving to work in industry for 22 years. Subsequently she was the Education Director of a company providing ESOL provision. Vivien was a Magistrate for 40 years and served on the Probation Board for a number of years. Vivien was appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for the Greater Manchester Lieutenancy in 2005 and was made a Member of the British Empire in 2006. Vivien was appointed as a Trustee of the Manchester Guardian Society in 2008 and remains in post.