In accordance with the charity’s constitution, the Trustees are responsible for the strategic management of the charity.
Trustees are elected annually at the charity’s Annual General Meeting. The Trustees elected at the 2021 AGM are as follows:
Neena has been associated with Bereavement Care and Harrow Bereavement Care for several years in her role as Group Leader of Asian Bereavement Care. She joined the trustees in 2015 and is currently the Chair of Trustees.
Jack was Chair of Harrow Bereavement Care (HBC) until 2014 and led the transition of HBC to the Charitable Incorporated Organisation of Bereavement Care as we know it today.
Bobbi Riesel was trained as a Bereavement Visitor with HCBVS (now Bereavement Care) and later completed training as a Psychodynamic Counsellor. She is a Bereavement Group Leader and has served on the Management Committee (now the Board of Trustees) for many years and as Head of Training, is responsible for organising the initial and on-going training of our volunteers.
Leslie Pappoe (Honorary Treasurer)
Having worked extensively in finance and being actively involved in charitable work, Leslie joined the trustees in 2019.
Jem Day (Honorary Secretary)
Dr Bhavini Kaviya
Geraldine Dammen Kombonglangi
Richard has recently become a trustee. He is a qualified social worker and leads the Pinner Synagogue Bereavement Group
Dr John Spencer
Dr John Spencer joined the Board of Trustees of Bereavement Care in 2021 as the nominated representative of the Harrow Area Deanery Synod (Diocese of London). He is a retired medical practitioner with experience of bereavement support on-line as a small group facilitator. He is Group Leader for Bereavement Care home Visitors based at his local church in Northwood.