The Staff Team

Looking to get in touch with one of our members of staff?

Call VANL directly (01236 748 011) or email and we will forward your enquiry to the relevant colleague or department!

Senior Management

Maddy Halliday - Chief Executive Officer 

Kirsty Struthers - Senior Manager, Community and Voluntary Sector Development and Volunteering Programmes

Nick Brown - Community Solutions Manager 

Douglas Milne - Senior Development Officer 

Michelle Thomson - Senior Development Officer 

VANL Development and Project Staff 

Name Designation Role
Judith Bremner Development Officer

Locality Support: Airdrie

NL-wide Support specialisms: Governance

Sharon Bissett Development Officer

Locality Support: Bellshill

NL-wide Support:

  • Learning and Development
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
Munro Fraser ACT Now NL Project Assistant  
Iain Johnstone Volunteering Officer   
Grant McLean Development Officer

Locality Support: Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and the North

NL-wide Support specialisms: Income Generation

Douglas Milne Senior Development Officer

Locality: Coatbridge

NL-wide Support: Information Technology / Digital Inclusion

Joyce Morgan Senior Development Officer NL-wide Support: Children, Young People & Families
May Stronach

Development Team Assistant

Jean Thomson Development Officer

Locality Support: Wishaw & Shotts

NL-wide Support: Volunteering

Michelle Thomson Senior Development Officer

 Locality Support: Motherwell

 NL-wide Support:

  • Employability
  • Befriending
Kamil Tomzik Development Officer

 Locality Support: Northern Corridor

 NL-wide Support: Volunteering

Ross Parker Community Solutions Programme Officer   
Gordon Watson Mental Health and Wellbeing Project Officer  


Business Support

Ryan Young - HR & Business Support Intern

Dianne Lawrie - Business Support Officer 

Craig Anderson - Communications, Information and Digital Officer

Dylan Greig - Information Assistant

Ryan Toal - Information Assistant

Matthew Carbry - Communications Assistant


Mohamed Ashour - Finance Manager 

Lisa Scott -  Finance Officer

Hisayo Hosokawa - Finance Temp