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BSCB membership

The Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Children Board (BSCB) is a statutory multi-agency organisation made up from key people who represent the many agencies in Buckinghamshire that work with children and their families.

The Independent Chair of the Buckinghamshire Safeguarding Board is Fran Gosling-Thomas

The Interim Vice Chair is David Johnston, Interim Service Director, Children & Family Services, Buckinghamshire County Council

Interim Cabinet Member for Childrens Services – Mike Appleyard

Interim Strategic Director, Children & Young People, Buckinghamshire County Council – Trevor Boyd

Members of the Board

Aylesbury Vale District Council – Jon McGinty, Corporate Director

BSCB Lay Members – Alex Doig & Elayne Hughes

Buckinghamshire Adult Safeguarding Board – Harvey Burroughs, Business Manager

Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust – Carolyn Morrice, Chief Nurse

CAFCASS – Sally Thomas, Family Court Advisor, Oxford and Milton Keynes

Chiltern District Council & South Bucks District Council – Martin Holt, Head of Health and Housing, CDC

Clinical Commissioning Group – Dal Sahota, Chiltern CCG & Juliet Sutton, Aylesbury Vale CCG

Community Bucks – Susie Yapp, Safer Bucks Partnership Manager

Designated Doctor for Child Protection in Buckinghamshire – TBC

Designated Nurse for Child Protection in Buckinghamshire / Children with Disabilities Lead – Tania Atcheson, Safeguarding Lead, Clinical Commissioning Group

Head Teacher – Pauline Dichler, Stony Dean School

Independent Schools – Helen Ness-Gifford, Head Teacher, Pipers Corner School

Learning, Skills & Prevention – Sarah Holding, Head of School & Academy Relationships, Buckinghamshire County Council

NHS Buckinghamshire – Julie Kerry, NHS England Thames Valley Area Team

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust – Kate Riddle, Lead Nurse for Safeguarding Children

Thames Valley Police – Ed McLean, Superintendent

Thames Valley Probation – Gillian Gallagher and Lyn Richards

Voluntary Sector – Lynda Cockerell, Chief Executive, Action 4 Youth

Wycombe District Council – Ian Westgate, Corporate Director

Youth Offending Service – Pauline Camilleri, Manager

Chairs of the Sub Committees:

  • Chair of the Child Death Overview Panel – VACANCY
  • Chair of the BSCB / BSAB Employment & Allegations Sub Committe – Jenny O’Neill, Workforce Development Manager, Resources and Business Transformation, HR, Buckinghamshire County Council
  • Chair of the e-Safety Sub Committee – Simon Billenness, Senior Practitioner Children & Young People, Learning Skills & Development, Buckinghamshire County Council
  • Chair of the Monitoring and Evaluation Sub Committee – Carol Douch, Head of Service (CIN), Children & Family Service, Buckinghamshire County Council
  • Chair of the Policy and Procedures Sub Committee – Tania Atcheson, Safeguarding Lead, Buckinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Chair of the Strategic and Serious Cases Review Group – Richard North, Detective Chief Inspector, Thames Valley Police,
  • Chair of the Training Sub Committee – Shetha Haider, Workforce Development Manager, Buckinghamshire County Council
  • Chair of the CSE Sub Committee – Gillian Stimpson, Community Services Manager, Wycombe District Council

Advisors to the Board:

  • Legal Advisor – Hayley Norman-Thorpe
  • BSCB Business Manager – VACANCY