THE BOARD

Our board’s primary responsibility is to govern in the charity’s best interest, contributing their time and individual expertise.

The board have invested a lot of time into Wigan Youth Zone and supported the project consistently since the beginning, they are incredibly proud of the work done here at the youth zone and the fantastic support from our dedicated patrons, corporate partners, funders, trusts and staff that all have contributed to Wigan Youth Zone’s continued success.

Board Member: Dave Whelan, Lifetime President

David Whelan

Lifetime President
Board Member: Bill Ainscough, Vice President

Bill Ainscough

Vice President
Board Member: Martin Ainscough, Vice President

Martin Ainscough CBE

Vice President
Board Member: Richard Ainscough, Chair

Richard Ainscough

Chair
Board Member: Lisa McAllister, Private Sector Fundraising

Lisa McAllister

Private Sector Fundraising
Board Member: David Cheers, Treasurer

David Cheers

Treasurer
Board Member: Nigel Finch, Human Resources

Nigel Finch

Human Resources
Board Member: Jackie Salt, Marketing and Communications

Jackie Salt

Marketing and Communications
Board Member: Gill Diggles, Facilities and Health & Safety

Gill Diggles

Facilities and Health & Safety
Board Member: Kate Rigby, Safeguarding

Kate Rigby

Safeguarding
Board Member: Helen Taylor, Youth Zone delivery quality

Helen Taylor

Youth Zone delivery quality
Board Member: Graham Doubleday, Council Representative

Graham Doubleday

Council Representative

Jonathan Chadwick

Legal
  • Flogert Cera, 16

    WHY WIGAN YZ?


    “I love my time at Wigan Youth Zone, I’ve gained loads of confidence and thank all the youth work staff for their help!”
    Sabrina, 13
  • Stephanie, 16

    WHY WIGAN YZ?


      “I love coming to Wigan Youth Zone, joining in activities and to get out the house – I’ve met tons of new friends”
    Stephanie, 16
  • Adam, 23

    WHY WIGAN YZ?


    “Since attending the Youth Zone, I’ve become more confident, made new friends and even got a job through the employability course!”
    Adam, 23
  • Danny, 11

    WHY WIGAN YZ?


      “I love the Youth Zone especially the Skate Park. My confidence has grown so much that now I even enter tournaments!”
    Danny, 11
  • Nathan, 18

    WHY WIGAN YZ?


      “The Gym at Wigan Youth Zone has had an important impact on my life – making me stronger, fitter and healthier.”
    Nathan, 18