Joined Board: Joined the East Boro board in September 2016.
Responsibilities: As a new board member Viv is getting involved in all aspects of the organisation’s business and is happy to represent East Boro at charity events, functions, industry meetings and conferences.
About Viv: Born in Toronto, Canada, moving to Plymouth in 1974 where she went to school, and then Poole in 1987 from where she launched her career.
Now once again living by the sea Viv enjoys long walks with her yellow labrador Biscuit and two teenage children. Viv has always been active member of the community running support groups, organising fundraising events and joining local teams.
Career history: Viv has over 25 years experience in service to the public in a variety roles and industries including banking, property development and counselling. Viv’s expertise lies in building effective relationships. Her communication emphasis is analytical and solution focused. Viv runs a coaching and counselling service with worldwide online access.
Hobbies and interests: Viv especially enjoys outdoor activities including cycling, sailing, tennis and skiing. She also practises yoga and mindfulness regularly. As a life long learner Viv is always reading something new.
Viv says: “East Boro is an inspirational organisation and I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with such a professional and enthusiastic team.
As a member of the board I hope I can add in someway to the continued improvement and growth of the organisation for the benefit of vulnerable tenants and dedicated staff.”