Joe O’Dwyer (Acting Chair) Joe has been working as a Consultant Anaesthetist at a South Coast Hospital and joined the board of Trustees in 2020, but has travelled on numerous Jumbulance trips over a many years including frequent visits to Lourdes in France. Joe’s wealth of medical experience coupled with extensive experience as a seasoned volunteer with the Trust is invaluable.
Qualified as an ENT Surgeon in 1968 and went on to work in Royal National ENT Hospital, Kings College Hospital and Epsom General Hospital until her retirement in 2007. She is divisional surgeon for St John Ambulance Brigade, Chairman and Co-founder of medical Aid for Poland Fund and a Deputy Lieutenant for Greater London. Bozena joined the board of Trustees in 2004 having travelled 70 times with the Jumbulances since 1974 as a group organiser.
Richard joined the board of trustees in 2015 and has helped to organise several ski trips and young person’s holidays over the last few years. He has travelled with The Jumbulance around 25 times since 1988. Richard runs an IT Consultancy business and is married with 2 teenage children, and spends his spare time publicising and finding new opportunities for the Jumbulance Trust and recruiting volunteers
Carys Jones Carys works as a nurse at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading. Husband David and Carys are both keen skiers, volunteering their spare time as adapted skier instructors at various artificial slopes in the UK. Carys has travelled with the Jumbulance Ski Group and also on the Young Adult Respite Holiday. Carys brings additional medical expertise and experience and was welcomed to Board of Trustees in May 2018.
Melanie Smith – General Manager
Senior Driver – Brendan Kelly Senior Driver – John Shekelton
With thanks to our part-time drivers who offer their support to Brendan and John, volunteers, who organise and assisit with the travelling Groups and many fundraisers who help to make the work of the trust possible.