VOCAL Representatives

Each VOCAL Forum (where applicable) elects representatives to represent them at strategic partnerships across the city.

The purpose of the role of a VOCAL representative is to

  • Contribute on behalf of VOCAL members of the thematic partnerships in strategic decision making and Influence local policies, strategies and services
  • Raise awareness of the role the VCSE sector plays in making a difference for  local communities in Salford

The responsibilities of VOCAL Representatives is to work as an integral part of the strategic partnership board or Sub Group the VOCAL membership have elected them to attend on their behalf to:-

  • Adhere to the terms of reference of the strategic partnership,  board or Sub Group
  • Ensure papers are read and contributions prepared in advance
  • Utilise their professional skills, experience and knowledge to contribute to decision making on behalf of VOCAL members
  • Promote co-production with VOCAL Forums

Provide Feedback to, and seek the views of VOCAL thematic Forums, in particular to:

  • Provide feedback to the VOCAL thematic Forums
  • Where possible consult with other VOCAL members to enable them to provide a mandate on specific issues, policies or strategies

Meet your VOCAL Forum Representatives

 

VOCAL Children, Young People & Families Forum Representatives

Name of Strategic Partnership

Name of Representative

Organisation

Salford 0-25 Advisory Board

Anna Callaghan

Talk Listen Change

Salford 0-25 Early Help Operational Group

Nicole Joseph

YMCA Manchester

Salford Thrive Partnership (formerly children’s Emotional Health & Wellbeing Partnership)

Sophie Sheehy

Salford Foundation

Salford Special Educational Needs (SEND) Partnership Board

Kate Hornsby

Barnado’s

Salford Safeguarding Children’s Partnership

Michelle Warburton

Salford CVS

 

Equality and Inclusion

Name of Strategic Partnership

Name of Representative Organisation

Inclusive Economy Writing Group

Tom Togher

Sheila Murtagh

Lynne Stafford

Citizens Advice Salford

Salford Credit Union

Gaddum Centre

Equality Strategy Writing Group

Kush Chottera

Simone Spray

Rob Cookson

Kay Fairhurst

Charles Kwaku-Odoi

Europia

42nd Street

LGBT Foundation

Salford Disability Forum

Caribbean & African Health Network

Tackling Poverty Strategy Writing Group

Tom Togher

Sheila Murtagh

Citizens Advice Salford

Salford Credit Union

 

VOCAL Wellbeing, Health & Social Care Representatives

Name of Strategic Partnership

Name of Representative

Organisation

Health & Wellbeing Board

Lynne Stafford

Gaddum Centre

Salford Together Neighbourhood Leadership Board (Broughton)

Mike Thorpe

Broughton Trust

Salford Together Neighbourhood Leadership Board (Ordsall & Claremont)

Caroline Ellicott

Citizens Advice Salford

Salford Together Neighbourhood Leadership Board (Eccles & Irlam)

Lawrence Caygill

Mind in Salford

Salford Together Neighbourhood Leadership Board (Little Hulton & Walkden)

Chris Chamberlain

Track Safety TTSP Hub

Salford Together Neighbourhood Leadership Board (Swinton)

Graham Pattinson

Salford & District Football Lead

Salford Adult Advisory Board

Position Vacant

 

Living Well in Salford Design Group

Michelle Dennett

Start in Salford

Living Well in Salford Collaborative

Michelle Dennett

Start in Salford

Salford All Age Mental Health Strategy Group

Bernadette Conlon

Natalie Lunn (CYPF Rep)

Start in Salford

42nd Street

Salford Learning Difficulties & Autism Strategy Board

Peter Bainbridge

Salford Autism

Salford Suicide Prevention Board

Dennis Baldwin

Start in Salford

 

Safeguarding Adults

Name of Strategic Partnership

Name of Representative

Organisation

Salford Safeguarding Adults Board

Michelle Warburton

Salford CVS

Performance & Quality Sub Group

Sam Cooke

Penderels Trust

Implementation & Impact Network

Position Vacant

 

Salford Strategic Housing Partnership

Name of Strategic Partnership

Name of Representative Organisation

Salford Strategic Housing Partnership

Mike Thorpe

Tom Togher

Bernadette Elder

Broughton Trust

Citizens Advice Salford

Inspiring Communities Together

 

Salford Skills & Work Board

Name of Strategic Partnership

Name of Representative Organisation

Salford Skills & Work Board

Mike Thorpe Broughton Trust

 

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