Our trustees are

Lyndon Campbell (our Chair).  Lyndon’s particular area of expertise is commercial property and he has been invaluable when setting up Yorkshire Cat Rescue’s charity shops. Lyndon has three cats Macey, Barney and Cherry (an ex-YCR kitten).

Lyndsey Randall (our Secretary).  Lyndsey started volunteering at Yorkshire Cat Rescue after adopting her first cat, Maisie, and became Secretary several years ago.  As Secretary, Lyndsey is responsible for ensuring that all our minutes etc are maintained and up to date.  Lyndsey regularly volunteers at the centre on Friday mornings, and can often be seen out and about at fundraising events. Lyndsey has one cat, Ranger.

Hannah Bates.  Hannah is a lawyer and assists with any legal issues which face Yorkshire Cat Rescue. She is on a one-woman crusade to adopt every kitten in the world, and so far has five – Sausage, Mash, Splodge, Smudge and Stilton.

Anne-Marie Dewhirst. As an accountant working in the public sector, Anne-Marie is well placed to assist Yorkshire Cat Rescue with budgets, forecasting and income distribution.  Anne-Marie has “several” cats.

Andrew McDougall.  Andrew is, by training, a lawyer and he was Senior Partner of a large commercial solicitors practice.  He now acts as a consultant.  Andrew also has experience in HR and as such he oversees staff and volunteer recruitment and HR issues, as well as being responsible for Yorkshire Cat Rescue’s staffing and volunteer policies. Andrew has  twelve cats and lives on a small-holding in North Yorkshire.  Andrew and his wife also operate a Charitable Foundation on the small-holding supporting animal welfare initiatives, and in addition to the twelve cats keep a range of domestic and farm animals.

Judith Robertshaw. Judith is retired and has been volunteering at Yorkshire Cat Rescue for some time - both at the centre and in one of the shops and also does some of the volunteer driving.  She has one cat, Dino.

Tom Piercy. Tom works in the charity sector and has previously worked as a fundraiser at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.  He volunteers alongside our fundraisers to give them advice and support in their work.