Whitby, Scarborough & Ryedale DAG is a User-Led Organisation (ULO), led by a Board of Trustees, a majority of whom are disabled people and carers.
The DAG team:
Whitby DAG currentlyhas four part time members of operational staff. The staff, with the volunteers, run the day to day general office administration and other ongoing projects and service
Each staff member has specialist roles within the group.
Ian Peck, Manager. Ian's main roles are to raise money to continue DAG's services, strategy, networking, service development and day-to-day management of the organisation.
Mo Aldred. The Welfare Benefits information, advice and support service is provided by Mo. As detailed within the Welfare Benefits section on our website Mo supports people to complete their claim forms and assists with appeals and renewals. Mo has had many years experience and has a wide range of up-to-date knowledge regarding the benefits system.
Judith Owen. Judith is the administrator and office co-ordinator dealing with day to day management of the office and a wide range of information enquiries and requests. Apart from the monthly newsletter Judith also produces the Handbook and is the access specialist within DAG, working alongside Lynne.
Lynne Lawson. Project Worker. Lynne runs our Creative Arts Project and Access project. She also helps run the Mobility Equipment Hire Service one day a week and is responsible for Membership.
Mary Harland. Benefits Project Worker. Mary is our Benefits Advisor in Ryedale.