Members of staff
Maggie Allen FRSA
Senior Administrator and Secretary to the Board of Trustees
Hailing from the Lake District, Maggie’s education at Whitehaven Grammar School led to a place at Carlisle College of Art & Design.
With a career in marketing/advertising spanning over 25 years, Maggie is a published author and professional writer. She formerly held senior secretarial posts for both Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire Area Health Authorities in acute and out-patient psychiatric units.
Social life includes dinner and supper parties, good films and nature documentaries, gardening, reading and creative writing – but mainly sharing time with friends.
“It’s essential that organisations such as KidsAid exist, and I’m immensely proud to be part of this incredibly committed team.”
Cilla joined KidsAid on 16th January 2012; she is a qualified social worker and has worked with children and families for the past 40 years – a career that has provided her with a wealth of skills and knowledge.
Cilla has held a variety of social work posts, generic social work, children and families, fostering and adoption, and more recently as the Registered Manager of Alliance Foster Care based in Collingtree, Northamptonshire.
“KidsAid is a very much needed resource and I am pleased to be a part of the Foundation.”