GORDON SORENSEN

GORDON SORENSEN

Chairman

Gordon's email is chair@tisbus.co.uk and telephone is 01747 871717.
He has been chairman of TISBUS since 2018.

Gordon worked as a chartered accountant and consultant with Price Waterhouse in Canada and London before setting up publishing company Cathedral Communications, based in Tisbury since 1995. Gordon got to know TISBUS working as its treasurer from 2015-18. He is also honorary treasurer for Tisbury’s St John’s PCC. Gordon lives in Tisbury with his wife Liz and two daughters.

Gordon should be contacted regarding policy issues, general enquiries, complaints and donations.

DON McLAREN

DON McLAREN

Secretary

Don’s email is secretary@tisbus.co.uk and telephone is 01722 714483.
He has been TISBUS secretary since 2011.

Don retired from the Army in 2002 after 37 years service. His final appointment in the Ministry of Defence was directly related to service welfare and the administration of service charitable funds. Since full retirement from consultancy work with the MoD in 2009 Don has been a trustee with the Fovant Badges Society (as co-conservation officer) and a driver with TISBUS. Don and his wife Pat have lived in Chicksgrove since 2009 where a large garden and a sizeable woodturning lathe keep him out of trouble.

Don should be contacted about company registration, administration and compliance, insurance and volunteering.

MARTIN RYAN

MARTIN RYAN

Treasurer

Martin’s email is treasurer@tisbus.co.uk and telephone is 07500 802525.
He has been TISBUS treasurer since 2018.

Martin spent 40 years as an agricultural business adviser working firstly in the private sector and then joining the government-run advisory service in 1979. During this time he provided advice to farmers, banks and government policy makers in England and to the government organisations of a number of countries then in the process of joining the EU. He formally retired in 2011 but continues to do some farm consultancy work. Martin moved to Tisbury in 2007 and was treasurer of TISBUS from 2008 to 2015.

Martin should be contacted on financial and business administration matters.

JULIA KILLICK

JULIA KILLICK

Board member

Julia’s email is pr@tisbus.co.uk and telephone is 01747 870510.
She has been a board member and driver for TISBUS since 2016.

Julia started her career in public sector housing before joining the Prison Service in 1998 as a trainee governor. She governed Haslar Immigration Removal Centre Portsmouth, HMP Guys Marsh in Shaftesbury and latterly HMP Holloway in London. She retired in December 2015 and was awarded CBE for services to prisons. Since then Julia has been volunteering for a variety of local organisations from dog walking to charitable housing. She has lived with her husband Barry in Tisbury since 2010.

Julia should be contacted for publicity and public relations matters, website enquiries and marketing opportunities.

KEITH WALTERS

KEITH WALTERS

Transport manager

Keith’s email is transport@tisbus.co.uk and telephone is 07500 802525.
He has been the TISBUS transport manager since 2016.

Keith joined the Police Service in 1964 serving with the Metropolitan Police in London. He retired in 1996 having led a varied career and being involved in many police investigations. Since retirement Keith has seen employment with Avis Vehicle Rentals and a period of self-employment in the field of vehicle logistics. He and his wife Valerie have lived in Donhead St Andrew since 2002.

Keith's role covers fleet operations and vehicle maintenance.

BEV FORD

BEV FORD

Coordinator

Bev's email is coordinator@tisbus.co.uk and telephone is 07500 802525.
She has been the TISBUS coordinator since 2018.

Originally from South-West Wiltshire, Bev moved to the Jurassic Coast to start her career working in the hotel and construction/landscaping industries. Since then she has lived in Tisbury for nearly 30 years while raising her family, working in local government and assisting a variety of local voluntary groups such as the Sea Cadets. Her varied hobbies include exploring caves, and DIY landscaping and building works.

Bev's role covers the administration and coordination of bus trips.

LIZ BROWN

LIZ BROWN

Bookkeeper

Liz’ email is accounts@tisbus.co.uk and telephone is 0845 287 9261.
She has been the TISBUS bookkeeper since 2009.

Liz trained and worked as a management accountant within large corporate organisations in Kent until 1999 when she took a career break to have her daughter. In 2004 the family moved to Wiltshire where she set up her own bookkeeping company providing services to local business.

Liz should be contacted regarding invoicing and bookkeeping matters.

STEVEN BEAUMONT

STEVEN BEAUMONT

Board member

Steven’s email is qualitycontrol@tisbus.co.uk and telephone is 07500 802525.
He joined the board of trustees in 2018.

Born in Manchester, Steven moved to Hertfordshire with his family when he was five. Steven worked in his own engineering company employing a staff of 42 creating injection moulds for the automotive and toy industries. On retirement in 2014 he moved to Tisbury with his wife Tracey and was keen to become involved in the local community. He has been a volunteer driver since 2016.

Steven should be contacted by members and drivers with feedback on TISBUS services.