BucksVision has a small but dedicated team of staff who are supported by a fantastic team of over 200 volunteers.
Steve Naylor, Chief Executive
Steve joined BucksVision in 2015 from the Citizens Advice Bureau in Milton Keynes and is responsible for leading the organisation, with a focus on strategic development and effective partnership working.
Lynn Hitchcox, Fundraising Manager
Lynn joined BucksVision in 2019 having previously worked at The Horse Trust as their Development and Event Executive. Lynn will be responsible for raising funds for and awareness of BucksVision and sight loss in general.
Julian Padmore, Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO)
Julian joined BucksVision in 2019 as our ECLO. Julian is a qualified counsellor and is based full time at Stoke Mandeville Hospital. He is able to provide emotional and practical support to eye clinic patients and their family and friends.
Alison Deuchars, Office and Service Delivery Manager
Alison joined the team in 2011 and oversees all of the operations of BucksVision. Her role of Office Manager involves managing the office’s administration, supporting the Chief Executive and Board of Trustees and dealing with external communications.
Samantha Lah, Volunteer Recruitment Officer
Sam joined BucksVision in 2012. Since 2014 she has been responsible for recruitment, support and management of volunteers for all of our services across BucksVision. Sam is also responsible for organising and running our very popular Experience Days and oversees the Aylesbury Working Age Group.
Lisa Redford, Volunteer Supervisor
Lisa joined BucksVision in 2016 as our Volunteer Supervisor. Lisa is responsible for our Home Support Services as well as assisting with recruitment and support of volunteers.
Carol Banfield, Database and Finance Administrator
Carol is BucksVision’s longest serving team member having joined the team in 2001. Carol is responsible for maintaining our database, ensuring all information on it is kept up to date; undertaking financial administration and assisting with various other administrative tasks.
Sally Collier, Administrator
Sally joined in 2016 as Administrator. Sally's main duties are on reception, which means she is the first point of contact for our customers both on the phone and in person. Sally also provides administrative and other assistance to the team.