South Tyneside Partnership governance

Cleaner Greener Communities Board

The Cleaner Greener Communities Board focuses on the following strategic outcomes set out in the South Tyneside Vision:

  1. Better Housing and Neighbourhoods
  2. A Clean and Green environment
  3. Less Crime and Safer Communities

The Board work programme up to 2022 focuses on the following objectives:

  • Promoting community and civic pride
  • Promoting social action for young people
  • Maximising the amount of external funding being secured for the community and voluntary sector
  • Promoting urban design which is healthy and friendly to the environment
  • Tackling social isolation

The Cleaner Greener Communities Board is chaired by Andrew Watts, Executive Director, Groundwork South and North Tyneside, and operational support is provided by Paul Baldasera, Strategy and Democracy Officer at South Tyneside Council.

Cleaner Greener Communities Board members

  • Andrew Watts - (Chair) Executive Director, Groundwork South and North Tyneside
  • Cllr Tracey Dixon - (Vice Chair) Deputy Leader, STC
  • Cllr Joan Atkinson - Lead Member, Area Management an Community Safety
  • Cllr Mark Walsh - Lead Member, Housing and Transport
  • Cllr Nancy Maxwell - Lead Member, Voluntary Sector Co-operatives and Partnerships
  • Cllr Moira Smith - Lead Member, Children, Young People and Families
  • Paul Baldasera - Strategy and Democracy Officer, STC
  • Ch Supt Barrie Joisce - South Tyneside Area Commander, Northumbria Police
  • Steve Burdis - South Tyneside District Manager, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service
  • George Mansbridge - Corporate Director, Regeneration and Environment, STC
  • Hayley Johnson - Corporate Lead, Strategy and Performance, STC
  • Andrew Whittaker - Corporate Lead, Area Management, STC
  • Gary Kirsop - Director of Asset and Property Services, South Tyneside Homes
  • Tom Hall - Director of Public Health, STC
  • Jason Crews - Head of Asset and Property Services, South Tyneside Homes
  • Debbie Carr - Business Manager, Inspire South Tyneside
  • Hazel Cuthbertson - Service Manager, Early Help, STC
  • Steven Carter - Senior Public Health Advanced Practitioner, STC
  • Stuart Wright - Senior Development Services Manager, STC