All staff can be contacted on 0191 2327292
Chief Executive Officer
Sue Gregg is the CEO of Newcastle Vision Support. She leads and directs the running of NVS which involves managing and directing the staff team and liaising with the board of directors to ensure everything runs smoothly.
Sue works Tuesday to Friday 9:30am – 4:00pm
Sandra Bowdon is our bookkeeper who oversees all finances for Newcastle Vision Support.
Sandra works Tuesdays only 10:00am – 4:00pm
Vision Inclusion Officer
Jacqui Smith is our Vision Inclusion Officer. For more information on what Jacqui does please visit the Vision Inclusion Officer page.
Jacqui works Monday 10:00am – 4:00pm and
Tuesday to Friday 10:00am – 4:30pm
Financial Inclusion Officer
Philippa Taylor offers one to one assistance with applying for benefits. She will offer advice and help with form filling and if necessary attend appeal hearings. Please visit the Benefits Advice page for more information.
Philippa works Tuesday to Friday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Angus Huntley manages the Empowerment project including overseeing and providing some of the IT Service alongside Penny Ho. Go to the Vintage page for more information.
Angus works Tuesday to Thursday 9:30am – 4:00pm and
Friday 9:30am – 11:30am
IT Support Assistant
Penny Ho provides one to one IT support to reinforce learning and technical support. For more information on the IT service we provide please visit the IT Support page.
Penny works Tuesday 9:30am – 4:00pm
Wednesday and Thursday 10:00am – 4:00pm and
Friday 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Courtney Lee started with us in October 2016 as an admin apprentice. She now works as the receptionist, answers the telephone, books taxis and assists with all aspects of admin duties.
Courtney works Tuesday to Friday 9:30am – 4:00pm
Group Activity Coordinator
Beth Stead is responsible for the co-ordination, organisation and facilitation of our activities delivered in a group setting for Visually Impaired people, as well as the support and guidance of our volunteers.
Beth works Tuesday to Friday 9:45am – 4:15pm