Meet the team


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Amy Alcorn
Amy Alcorn

Amy is the Director of Peebles CAN and responsible for the day to day management of all current projects undertaken by the organisation. She works closely with local people, local schools, surrounding businesses and partner organisations to ensure CAN and the community are the best they can be. She has been working for Peebles CAN for 5 years starting as a projects officer delivering a food waste reduction program and mentoring the community garden projects team.

Nichole Dow
Nichole Dow

COMMUNITY GARDEN Nichole works closely with the volunteers and as the Community Growing Co-ordinator helps develop a learning environment to grow food and promote wellbeing for all.

Jemma Menzies
Jemma Menzies

Administrator Jemma is our admin assistant at Peebles CAN, helping all the projects run smoothly.

Linda Nguyen
Linda Nguyen

IN THE OFFICE Linda manages the Accounts for all of our projects. She originally trained in Australia before moving to the UK in 2007. She loves her two beautiful Hungarian Vizla's, running, hiking and being active, as well as looking after her family.

Ian Carr
Ian Carr

CHAIRMAN Now retired after a career in forestry as an Organisation Development consultant, Ian is now Chairman of Peebles CAN. His main role in this capacity is to make sure there is a sound strategy, a supportive culture and strong team of talented and committed staff devoted to deliver our vision and help young people find a valued role in society.

Kirsty
Kirsty

SECRETARY

Heather McKay
Heather McKay

Community Growing and Engagement Coordinator

Rory Collier
Rory Collier

Community Growing Coordinator Rory works closely with the rest of the garden team to deliver the 'The Road to Carbon Reduction' project - He works closely with volunteers to facilitate learning and access to the garden. He enjoys walking in nature, wild-swimming and exploring new places.

Jess McLean
Jess McLean

Garden Assistant. Jess works closely with the garden team and volunteers to promote and deliver 'The Road to Carbon Reduction' project. Outside of gardening, Jess enjoys running, cycling and caring for her young family.