Mari joined Extratime’s committee in 2011, and became a trustee in 2017. She is an experienced primary teacher who has taught children with special needs and disabilities and supported their families. She now works as an advocate for NYAS and ‘Speak Out’ in East Sussex.
Mari has two grown up children and two grandchildren. A huge music fan, Mari travels the world to see Al Stewart and she has worked closely with award winning Dave Nachmanoff, writing songs with young people.