Meet the Committee

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Debbie Watson

Chairperson

I’m Debbie and I am the chairperson of Hanslope Pre-school.

A bit about me, after A-levels, more years ago than I like to think about, I went to work for a marketing agency who deliver Performance Improvement programmes and large events for corporate businesses across Europe. This turned in to a seventeen year career eventually seeing me become a Client Relationship Director responsible for using motivational theory to help multi-national businesses achieve their goals through various mediums and for overseeing large conferences and incentive travel programmes all over the world.

 

The challenging role I was fortunate to have gave me a passion for travel, great food and working to help fantastic businesses succeed. I left to set up a consultancy helping businesses deploy incentive schemes which I did for a short while until I had our wonderful boys and took a career break.

 

Our boys are 2 and 4, one has just left Hanslope Pre-school and the other has just started and is loving it. I’m originally from Hanslope and the village Pre-school holds a lot of history and importance for me personally. I’m really enjoying being on the committee with a lovely group of people who all want to see the Pre-school thrive for many years to come.

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Gillian Glanville

Secretary

Hello everyone

My name is Gillian and I am a mother to two lovely children. I have Jacob who's 6 in Hanslope Primary and Molly who's nearly 3 at Hanslope Pre-school.

I have been on the Pre-school committee for three years and this year became the secretary.

I am very excited for the changes that have happened and for our lovely team.

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Lance Broomfield

Treasurer

Hi, I’m Lance and I’m the Treasurer.

I have two boys - one who currently attends the Pre-school and another who will start when he’s old enough.

In my professional life I’m a Finance Manager in the construction industry, allowing me to bring my financial background to the Committee.

 

It’s great to be working with a team who is committed to ensuring the Pre-school helps our children get the best possible start, and ensuring it is there for many years to come.

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Joanne Green

Ordinary Member

I am a busy mum of two boys. Eli is 3 and started Hanslope Pre-school in September, and he absolutely loves going.

My youngest son Jack is 7 months old.

I have lived in Hanslope for 5 years now, and my husband has lived here for most of his life. He even attended the Pre-school.

I am thoroughly enjoying living in Hanslope, it has such a welcoming and inclusive community spirit.

A little bit about me.....I trained at Trinity College of Music in Greenwich, London and my principal study was the saxophone. I now work as a peripatetic woodwind instructor and currently work for Northamptonshire Music & Performing Arts Trust, travelling between primary and secondary schools in Wellingborough. I have a passion for music education and am keen to help support the Pre-school as best I can.

I look forward to meeting you all, and am thrilled to be part of the incredible team at Hanslope Pre-school.

Brittany Mudaliar

Ordinary Member

Hi, I’m Brittany and mum to two children: a girl at Hanslope Primary School and a boy who began Pre-school this year. I have lived in Hanslope for 2 years and have loved getting to know the community. 

 

I attended a Concurrent Education Programme at Bishop’s University in Quebec, Canada. I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Hons. English Literature and a Bachelor of Education. I am a former secondary school teacher with 9 years' experience. I have also worked in the children’s cancer charity sector, and I am now working for a local education technology business creating content. 

 

I am hoping to bring my experience in the education sector to Hanslope Pre-school Committee. I am excited to be part of this team!  

Corey Koppelow

Ordinary Member

Hello, I’m Corey and I’m father to two children, a son Elijah who’s at Hanslope Pre-school now, and a daughter Delabelle who’s starting in September.

I’ve got a degree in archaeology and worked as a professional archaeologist for a few years. I was also involved in making archaeology more “accessible” to the public and engaging with the community around the areas of excavation. Now I’m a stay at home father to help my partner out whilst she completes a mental health nursing degree.

Really excited to help out and give back to the Pre-school and carry on their great work.