Meet The Team – In The Office

Chief Executive: Sam Price, MADipSW, MinstF (Dip)

Tel No: 01273 420580
Email: sam.price@extratimebrighton.org.uk
Available: Mon – Fri

Sam joined Extratime as CEO in October 2014, bringing with her over 15 years of charity leadership, social care and fundraising experience. She is a qualified social worker, and has extensive experience in working with children, young people and families. Sam has overall responsibility for the charity, working with the Management Committee to ensure that Extratime services meet the needs of children, young people and their families, both now and into the future. Sam also holds a Diploma in Fundraising Management.

Sam is passionate about social justice and increasing equality for children and young people with disabilities and their families. She is immensely proud of her team’s creativity and dedication to supporting children and young people to have fun and enjoy new experiences. Sam is also a committed collaborator, working with parents and partners to share skills, resources and ideas.

When Sam’s not at work, she can usually be found at the beach, walking in the South Downs, or in her kitchen with her family and friends.

 

Marian and her son Joseph

Community Fundraiser: Marian Tipler

Tel No: 01273 420580
Email: marian.tipler@extratimebrighton.org.uk
Available: Mon/Weds/Fri

Marian is our co-founder and Community Fundraiser, responsible for applications to smaller trusts and foundations, making links with local organisations and supporting people who take on sponsored challenges; she also runs our Facebook page.  Marian founded Extratime with the charity’s first Director, Becky Jenner, and remains passionate about the right of all children and young people to play and have fun, regardless of the support and care they need.  Marian is the main carer for her son Joseph who has a rare genetic condition, KCNH1 Disorder  – they enjoy going for walks and looking at plants and trees and all the things that he finds interesting.  She also enjoys going to the cinema, socialising and running (slowly).

 

Trusts & Foundations Fundraiser: Jenny Kay, MinstF (Cert)

Tel No: 01273 420580
Email: jenny.kay@extratimebrighton.org.uk
Available: Mon – Thurs

Jenny joined the team in May 2018 and is responsible for writing applications to charitable trusts and foundations for funding towards Extratime’s services.  Jenny has worked in fundraising roles for nearly ten years and during that time has worked at two local disability charities, most recently at a local Special School for children with complex disabilities.  When not at work Jenny is a regular at her local quiz night and enjoys long walks in the countryside (usually followed by a pub lunch!).

 

Senior Venue Lead: Brett Preston

Tel No: 01273 420580 and 07500 221126
Email: brett.preston@extratimebrighton.org.uk
Available: Mon – Fri

Brett is Extratime’s Senior Venue Lead and oversees the running of our after school clubs, schemes and family fun days, which can be very varied and interesting. Brett started working for Extratime as a Play worker before working his way up to Venue Lead at our Hillside venue, alongside working at Downs Park Special School.  Brett has a number of years experience of working with children with additional needs, especially those with autism.  Outside of work, Brett enjoys brewing craft beers and football.

 

Finance Administrator: Faye Gramston

Tel No: 01273 420580
Email: faye.gramston@extratimebrighton.org.uk
Available: Mon – Fri

Faye is the Finance Administrator here at Extratime. She started with us as a temporary member of staff in February 2017 and joined permanently in May 2017. Faye has previously worked in Educational settings in Administration roles.  She really enjoys working at Extratime as part of a great team and helping to support colleagues in providing a hugely valuable service and making a difference in the local community.  Her hobbies include yoga and pole fitness.

 

HR Lead: Rebecca Jenkins, CIPD

Tel No: 01273 420580
Email: rebecca.jenkins@extratimebrighton.org.uk
Available: Mon – Fri

Rebecca is our HR Lead and has responsibility for all things staff-related, including recruitment and rosters.  Rebecca has been working at Extratime since July 2016 and loves being part of a team that is so passionate and committed to helping children, young people and their families.  Rebecca has over 15 years HR and recruitment experience in a number of different sectors and holds qualifications in HR from the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development. When she’s not at work, Rebecca enjoys zumba classes, spending time with her family and holidays in far-flung destinations!