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Partners

Cherwell CVS
Volunteer Link-Up West Oxfordshire 
Volunteer Connect 
Oxfordshire Youth 
Oxfordshire Community Foundation 
Community First Oxfordshire
Charity Mentors

Our people, mission and values

Office Staff
Laura Price  – Chief Executive Officer
Tariq Khandoker – Volunteer Coordinator
Angela Cristofoli Business Development Officer
training@ocva.org.uk – Training Coordinator
John Hayes – Development of Groups
Caroline Marques – Administrator
Jasmine Pinney – Support Officer
General Enquiries, please email admin@ocva.org.uk

Trustees

David Agnew – Chair of Trustees
Paula Coutts – Trustee
Maureen Elliot – Trustee – Treasurer
John McLaughlin – Trustee
Chinta Kallie – Trustee

President

Tim Stevenson, OBE 

Appointed 1 September 2008. He has an MA in Jurisprudence from Worcester College Oxford. He was called to the Bar in 1971 and is a member of the Inner Temple. He received the OBE in 2004. Chief Executive of Castrol International 1993-1998; Chief Executive of Burmah Castrol PLC 1998-2000. Chairman of Travis Perkins PLC from 2001-2010 and Chairman of Morgan Crucible PLC 2006-2012. He is currently Chairman of Johnson Matthey PLC. Chair of Governors of Oxford Brookes University 2004-2008. Member of Council at Modern Art Oxford 1998-2004. Interests: hill walking, music and reading.

Vice-President

Timothy Hallchurch MBE

Timothy Hallchurch was trained at Sandhurst and served for many years in the Army in Royal Signals and served Aden, Cyprus, Libya, Rhodesia/Zimbabwe, Northern Ireland, Germany, Jordan, the Maldives and organised and ran long range communications during the Falklands conflict. He later worked in the defence industry and commanded the Queen’s Own Oxfordshire Hussars as a TA officer and was also Military Liaison Officer for Oxfordshire as an acting Lieutenant Colonel. He is also a Cherwell District Councillor and was Chairman of Cherwell District Council for the year 2011-12.

Mission

Enabling a diverse voluntary and community sector to flourish in Oxfordshire. We do this by providing advice, information and training, acting as advocates and representatives, and building partnerships.

Values 

As an organisation and as individuals we value:
Equality
We will work within an equal opportunities policy which is regularly reviewed. We will respect the rights, views and needs of others.
Professionalism
We will be effective and reliable in our service delivery, partnership working, and relationships with funders.
Empowerment
We will enable others to take responsibility for identifying and achieving their own objectives. We will support the take up of our services by individuals and groups from a diverse range of backgrounds, including the most disadvantaged.
Flexibility
We will respond to a constantly changing environment with energy and creativity, in order to influence the future of our sector.
Collaboration
We encourage working together to build strength and sustainability in the sector.

Policies 

OCVA Equality and Diversity Policy

Privacy Policy and Data Protection