Collette Fox,

Chair of the Board

Collette has been a disabled person since the age of 6; and a wheelchair user for the past 22 years.  Initially drawn to WECIL's Peer Support project, she became a Trustee after volunteering her skills across a number of different services. 

 As a passionate member of the Disability Righ...

Jayne Carr,

Vice Chair

Jayne was one of the early steering group members of WECIL. She is also a Trustee for charity organisation Social Access, and a founder member of BPAC (Bristol Physical Access Chain), a group committed to improving Bristol buildings and en...

Michelle Parfitt,

Vice Chair

Michelle has been a WECIL Trustee since 2011, after becoming involved with WECIL as a user of services. She serves on three sub-groups and has a special interest in HR and Finance.  

Michelle's professional experience has been predominately within ‘for profit’ organisations, and sh...

Ruth Pickersgill,


Ruth was WECIL’s first Director from 2000 to 2005, so being a Trustee is like coming home for her. Now a local Councillor, she brings experience of policy, strategy development, and financial management, from work within equality, diversity, and education. She has held senior leadership posts i...



21 Jan
  • The Listening Partnership

    Agroup of young disabled people…

    The Station, Silver St, Bristol BS1 2AG, UK, 7:00 pm

  • WECIL Citywide Central

    A youth group for young disabled people in…

    The Station, Silver St, Bristol BS1 2AG, UK, 7:00 pm

22 Jan
  • Peer Support lunch meet up

    Disabled people together to share experiences, support each…

    Greenway Centre & Cafe, Doncaster Rd, Bristol BS10 5PY, UK, 12:00 pm


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