NYSCB Members

Independent Chair

Professor Nick Frost

Vice Chair

Elaine Wyllie, Designated Safeguarding Nurse

Children and Young People’s Service

Stuart Carlton, Corporate Director

Judith Hay, Assistant Director, Children and Families Service

Paul Brennan, Assistant Director, Education Skills, Quality and Improvement

Vicky Metheringham, Head of Safeguarding and LAC, Children and Families Service

County Councillor Janet Sanderson, Lead Executive Member for Children’s Services

Heather Pearson, Safeguarding Unit Manager

Julie Bunn, Head Teacher ELAC Virtual Schools

James Parkes, NYSCB Board Manager


Dales Owens, Assistant Director, Adult Social Care

Sheila Hall, Head of Engagement, Governance, Procurement, Partnerships and Quality Assurance (HAS)

North Yorkshire Police

Lisa Winward, Assistant Chief Constable, NYP

Youth Justice Service

Julie Firth, Interim Head of Youth Justice

National Probation Service

Wendy Capes, Senior Probation Officer, NPS

Vikki O'Brien, HLNY, Probation


Jayne Andrews, Head of Safeguarding (YAS)


Katie Needham, Public Health Consultant

Elizabeth Moody, Executive Director of Nursing and Governance, TEWV

Carrie Wollerton, Executive Nurse, Scarborough & Ryedale CCG

John Pattinson, Quality and Safety Manager, NY & Humber Area Team, NHS England

Julie Finch, NHS England, West Yorkshire Area Team

Lorraine Fox, Head of Safeguarding, HDFT

Jude McDonald, Deputy Designated Nurse,

Nancy O’Neill, Director of Collaboration, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven CCG, NHS Bradford City and NHS Bradford Districts CCG

Sue Roughton, Head of Safeguarding (Children & Adults), YTFHT


Kim McDonnell, Service Manager


Karen Squillino, School's Manager, NSPCC


Wendy Capes, Senior Probation Officer, National Probation Service

Vikki O'Brien, Community Director, North Yorkshire, (Interserve) Justice, Humberside, Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company

Army Welfare Service

Kelly Richardson, Welfare Service, MOD

District Councils

Wallace Sampson, Chief Executive, Harrogate Borough Council

Voluntary Sector

Andrea Hobbs, Chair of NYYForum, Hambleton & Richmondshire Carers

Advisors to the Board

Dr Natalie Lyth (Designated Doctor), Doctor for Safeguarding, Department of Community Paediatrics

Hilary Irving, Legal Manger

Lay Members

Sarah Sadler

Patricia Handy

Jacqui Callaghan

NYSCB Annual Report 2015-2016

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