The Grown Ups

Chief executive and charity founder Lynn McManus
Married to Terry (Treasurer and Trustee) they have 9 children (5 birth children and 4 adopted), 4 grand-children and are foster carers to children with special needs.

Colin Barnes, Chair
Colin is a single dad to a daughter at university, he works at Alnwick Castle for the Duke of Northumberland

John Scott, Deputy Chair

John is now retired but was Head of Access and Inclusion for North Tyneside Council.

Terry McManus, Treasurer

Married to Lynn for 35 years Terry has worked in a accounts environment for 38 years until recently leaving to support Lynn within specialist fostering.

Kelly Shaw

Kelly’s son uses the Tim Lamb Children’s Center and has seen first hand the benefits to her family. Kelly joined the Pathways board of Directors and works in Human Resources within the Primary Care Trust.

Christine Taylor

Director of a local field marketing company and Lynn’s sister.

John Burn

 John is a Senior Partner with TLW Solicitors

Jim Allan

Jim is a North Tyneside Councillor. Jim’s Grandson who has Autism uses the Tim Lamb Children’s Centre.

Donna Eaton, Parent Representative

Donna has 2 children and 2 grandchildren. Her daughter Demi 11 has very complex disabilities.