Steering Group

Our project Steering Group is made of up representatives from education, local authorities, the police and third sector organisations. Their role is to provide advice and support to the project team.

Shantele Janes (Chair)
Director, Cheshire Halton and Warrington Race and Equality Centre

Heather Swainston
Director, Cheshire Development Education Centre

John Fowler
Elective Home Education, Cheshire East Council

Les Unsworth
Policy Officer, Halton Borough Council

Barbara Pickford
Gypsy, Roma, Traveller Education Adviser, Cheshire West and Chester Council

Debbie Cottam
Operations Manager, The Conway Centre (Cheshire West and Chester Council)

Steven Panter
Education Safeguarding Officer, Warrington Borough Council

Deborah Ardern
Hate Crime Advisor, Cheshire Police