Our Trustees

The Tees Valley Arts Board currently consists of eight members drawn from across the Tees Valley.

Jim Ainslie

Jim Ainslie, Trustee

Former Councillor, Hartlepool Borough Council

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Ged Flanagan, Trustee

Partner, Endeavour Partnership
Ged is a practicing solicitor and Head of Commercial Disputes and Insolvency for the Endeavour Partnership.

Connect with Ged: Email

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Councillor Craig Hannaway, Trustee

Craig sits on the board of trustees in a private capacity.

Connect with Craig: @craighannaway

Michael Lavery, Trustee

CEO, Brand & Reputation Ltd
Michael is an expert in brand and reputation management.

Connect with Michael: @lavery_m / LinkedIn

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Mike McNulty, Chair

As Chair of the Board Mike oversees the governance of the charity.

Connect with Mike: please contact us

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Professor Natasha Vall, Trustee

Natasha is a Professor of urban and cultural history and the Associate Dean for Research and Innovation in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Law at Teesside University.

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George Vasey, Trustee

George is a freelance curator.

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Margaret Walters

Margaret Walters, Trustee

Margaret is a retired lecturer at Middlesbrough College and a former councillor at Middlesbrough Borough Council.

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