Steering Group

Our Steering group play a very important role in helping run Special Olympics Suffolk. From behind the scenes and centre stage, all these key individuals enable for Suffolk athletes to reach their goals and compete in their chosen sports.

Patron: Professor Bill Tancred MBE

Chair: Terry Mc Entee

Vice Chair/Treasurer: David Birkby

Eligibility Officer:  Terry McEntee & Don Golding

Finance Officer:  David Birkby

Fundraising Co-ordinator:  Vacant

Volunteer Co-ordinator: Alex Row

Main Contact / Secretary: Elspeth Lickert

DBS Identifiers:  Don Golding & Karen Beales

Safeguarding and Welfare: Don Golding & Karen Beales

Social Media and Website Communication Officer: Danielle Wilkin

Families Representative: Louise Booth & Stephen Bell

AHOD (Assistant Head of Delegation) for Summer Games 2022: Elspeth Lickert

Sport Lead Athletics: Mitzi Read
Sport Lead Badminton: Mike McCarthy
Sport Lead Boccia: Mike McCarthy

Sport Lead Gymnastics: 
Ellen Hutchings

Sport Lead Alpine Skiing: Barbara Thompson

Parent Rep Athletics: Claire Allison
Parent Rep Badminton: Stephen Ball
Parent Rep Gymnastics: Louise Booth
Parent Rep Alpine Skiing: Barbara Thompson

Athlete Rep Athletics: Abbie Grant
Athlete Rep Badminton: Donna Wyatt
Athlete Rep Gymnastics: Grace Beales
Athlete Rep Alpine Skiing: Connor Thompson


(updated Sept 2020)

Steering Group Profile Images

Don Golding
Ellen Hutchings
Danielle Wilkin
Mike McCarthy
Glen Horn
Terry McEntree
David Birkby