Our Board of Directors are :
Jane Bain : Jane is service manager at CVN and is responsible for day to day operations. She has extensive knowledge and experience of early years and was instrumental in the transformation of Cambusbarron Playgroup into CVN. Jane believes in the benefits of being part of a strong community echoed in the saying “it takes a village to raise a child”. Jane’s passion for child led play and learning, particularly in the natural environment underpins CVN practice. She holds a BA (Hons) in Childhood Practice as well as a BSc (Hons) in Computing Science and is a Level 8 qualified Forest Leader. Jane is an Accredited Professional with Learning through Landscapes supporting schools, early years and childcare settings improve their outdoor space and practice.
Suzanne Wynne-Griffith : Suzanne was previously Vice-Chair of Cambusbarron Playgroup and is one of CVN’s founding directors. Suzanne held a Senior Management role in an international corporate environment for 14 years with a strong focus on day to day operations, business development, finance and recruitment. Since her son joined playgroup back in 2017, Suzanne has become passionate about the impact that outdoor learning has on children’s health and wellbeing.
Lynda Simpson : Lynda joined Cambusbarron Playgroup in 2018 as a part-time office worker having previously worked as a GP receptionist. When the opportunity to join #TeamCVN arose she grabbed it, went through the relevant training, and is now a fully qualified Early Years Practitioner. Lynda lives in Cambusbarron and is mum to 3 children, one teenage girl and twin boys in primary school.
Laura Robertson : Laura has lived in Cambusbarron for 10 years and is mum to 2 girls both of whom have attended CVN. Laura’s background is in retail beginning as a sales assistant and working her way up to being a manager. She holds a BA (Hons) in Marketing. In her spare time Laura loves to walk, run, go to the gym and practice yoga. Laura wanted to be more involved in CVN because of the ethos and practices. She is particularly inspired by the focus on outdoor learning and helping the wider community.
Jennifer Haggerty : Jen also lives in Cambusbarron and loves the outdoor life. She regularly joins in woodland play sessions when she can.
Jennifer Robertson :