Board of Trustees

Frontline Fife are governed by a Board of Trustees who meet on a regular basis to oversee the management of the organisation. 

Chair - Morag Coleman

Morag took on the role of Chair  for Frontline Fife at the 2017 AGM on 13th November 2017.

Morag is Manager of Families First St Andrews (based in the Third Sector), which provides services to children and their families living in North East Fife. She has had many years’ experience working with Third Sector agencies in a paid and unpaid capacity. She has extensive knowledge and experience of management and leadership, change management, training and development and fundraising. 

Morag’s favourite hobby is to go camping in the Highlands.

Board Member - Gus Rodger

Gus has worked in Social Work for nearly 30 years. His last post prior to retirement was Planning and Performance Officer (Children & Families and Criminal Justice) for Fife Council's Social Work Dept. Gus has operational management experience in dealing with drugs treatment and had a secondment to Scottish Justice Department working on new practice initiatives and Criminal justice Services accreditation.

Board Member - Debbie Murray

Debbie has been working in the field of Immunology for 30 years. She has extensive knowledge and experience in managing projects, working within the confines of external regulatory systems and staff training & development.  Debbie has previously volunteered for women’s refuges, soup kitchens and care home visits.

Board Member - Rebecca Hyndman

Rebecca is a Disability Advisor with the University of Edinburgh, supporting students with physical and mental health issues, specific learning difficulties and Autism.   Previously Rebecca worked for Frontline Fife as a Recovery Link Officer and has previous experience working with young offenders and clients with drug and alcohol addictions.

Rebecca enjoys reading, music, small DIY projects and playing golf in the sun.

Board Member - Jules Oldham 

Jules has worked in homelessness for almost 20 years, in a number of roles, starting out as a Relief Worker in Supported Accommodation.  She is the owner and Director of Policy, Policy Scotland ( working with organisations to input into policy changes, as well as facilitating groups and training to aid the sharing of knowledge and good practice across the country.  Jules has recently stepped down from representing homelessness organisations across the UK for Europe with FEANTSA, continuing to frequently engage with countries across the globe.  Her expertise is varied, with a focus on people, policy, strategy and legislation.

When not working, Jules loves to cook, travel and go to music festivals.

Board Member - Paolo Caserta

Paolo moved to Scotland in 2004 and has, for the past 12 years, worked in homelessness, covering a variety of roles. During these years he has gained invaluable experience and developed a genuine interest in tackling the issue of homelessness. Paolo currently works within Housing with The City of Edinburgh Council. 

In his spare time, Paolo enjoys reading, travelling and cultivating his passion for politics

Board Member - Briege Nugent

Briege Nugent is an independent research consultant and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Salford. Over the past 17 years she has worked for the government, private, academic and third sector. Briege’s research interests are in poverty, homelessness, social services, families, relationships, substance use, social exclusion and criminal justice. Briege loves to go to live music, theatre and to travel.