Our Board of Directors

Liz NewboldLiz 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.

Liz BaylissLynn 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 who have attended playgroup in the past.  In her spare time she likes to cycle and has completed various charity events in the saddle.
Natalie ConroyNatalie Conroy
Natalie joined the Board of Directors in January 2020. She is a parent of a child in the playgroup with a background in HR.
Rhian HarrisRhian Harris
Rhian joined the Board of Directors in September 2017. She is a parent of children who attend playgroup and also responsible for keeping the website up to date.
Ali LutenerAlison Lutener
Ali has a financial background and has worked as the administrator for Clifton Playgroup Ltd.
Tillie NewnhamTillie Newnham
Tillie joined the Board of Directors in September 2018. Tillie is the Head of HR in a local Multi Academy Trust and has a background in HR and finance.