Meet the Trustees

Diane Phimister, Chair

dianeDiane is a registered Mental Health Nurse who works at a local university. She has  a particular interest in women’s issues and has been on the board of Kairos since April 2014.
Diane is currently involved in researching issues related to mothers and domestic violence and has a personal commitment to supporting, enabling and empowering women from all walks of life to achieve  positive change, growth and freedom from living in compromised environments.



Dr Jane Osmond, Secretary

joDr Osmond is a Research Fellow at Coventry University, a director for Creative Optimistic Visions which promotes the use of protective behaviours for young people at risk of CSE, and is managing editor of the feminist news site, Women’s Views on News.





Carole Barrick, Secretary

img_4478Carole joined the Board of Kairos in October 2012. She occasionally helps at the Drop In and has been involved in fund raising events. Carole works part time as a Legal Secretary and likes to spend any spare time with her family.





Penny Drayton, Trustee

pennyPenny has been a qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist since 2008.  She initially joined Kairos WWT as a volunteer in January 2007.  Now retired (OAP), her passion and commitment to the organisation has not waned, the nature of the work gives her focus, helping her to retain her marbles as old age advances!  She enjoys Pilates, overseas travel and still attends all Rod Stewart’s concerts.



Sarah Learmonth 

Sarah joined the Board in June 2017 after working as Communications and Development Officer at a Rape Crisis Centre for 9 years. She is currently finishing an MA in Woman and Child Abuse and works freelance and pro-bono on projects tackling violence against women and girls.



Nicola Smith (info coming soon)