Our Board of Directors

Liz Newbold, ChairEmail Liz
Liz Newbold has been a member of the Board since 2017 and took on the role of Chair in September 2018. She has lived in Clifton for over 5 years and has 3 children who have all attended Clifton Playgroup and who are now pupils of Clifton Upon Dunsmore Primary School.
Following university Liz worked for a national corporate law firm in Birmingham before making a career change, retraining as a Teacher in 2008. Since having children she now works part-time as a one-to-one SEN support at a local primary school.
Barbara SpibyBarbara Spiby, Playgroup ManagerEmail Barbara
Barbara plays a dual role in our organisation as she is both an employee and a Director of the company. You can find out more about Barbara on the Our Staff page.

Lynn Bayliss
Lynn joined the Board of Directors in November 2012. She is the Director of a local company and keeps herself busy with her 4 children – Jacob (the youngest) has fun in  the Cubs group twice a week.  In her spare time she likes to cycle and is currently training to cycle from Land’s End to John O’ Groats in 2014.
Laura Warrender
Laura joined the Board of Directors in September 2017. She is a parent of a child who attends Clifton Playgroup. Laura has a background in Employment Law and is a general member of the Board.
Rhian HarrisRhian Harris
Rhian joined the Board of Directors in September 2017. She is a parent of a child in the playgroup and also responsible for keeping the website up to date.
Alison Lutener
Ali has a financial background and has works as the administrator for Clifton Playgroup Ltd.
Tillie Newnham
Tillie joined the board of Directors in September 2018. Tillie is the HR Manager of a FinTech and has a background in HR and finance.