Trustees & Staff


For Us Too’s trustees are volunteers. The board of trustees sets the direction of the charity’s work, writes strategies and keeps a track of progress, performance and finances. It is important to us that the majority of our trustees are, and always will be, parents or carers of disabled children / young people. We can have up to 12 trustees, and any member of For Us Too can apply.  If you are interested in volunteering as a trustee, please contact Anna, our Head of Charity, who will put you in touch with a member of the board.

Our Chair: Karan Murphy

Karan has a son who was born with cerebral palsy. She lives with her family in Herne Bay.

Our Treasurer: Gerrie Serpell

Gerrie lives in Herne Bay and has a young son with Down’s Syndrome as well as two other children. Gerrie is keen to use her own experiences to help others

Our Vice Chair: Liza Scholefield

Liza works in social housing and is passionate about  inclusivity and celebrating difference. She has a daughter with autism and lives near Sittingbourne.

Jen Austin

Jen lives in Ashford and has two sons with learning / behavioural disabilities. Jen knows it is sometimes a struggle to get professionals to listen to parents and understand, and she wants to help more families get their voices heard.

Chloe Ewen

Chloe lives near Canterbury and works for a grant-making trust. She has a son with autism and a daughter, and is excited to help support For Us Too.

Our staff

Head of Charity: Anna Syplywczak

Anna joined For Us Too in January 2018. She has many years’ experience of working in the charity sector and with people with disabilities.

Lead Family Support Officer : Helen Day

Family Support Officer : Vacant

Family Support Officer : Lauren Bower

Youth Worker: Tracey Rea


About us

For Us Too is a charitable company, limited by guarantee. The charity is governed a Board of trustees (or directors) who are all volunteers, and employs a number of members of staff.

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