Catherine (Aff) Treagus-Mullan

Catherine first came to Proud 2 b Parents when her twin boys were 8 weeks old and has been a regular service user for the last 3 years. She subsequently joined the board of directors in 2017.  Along side this role Catherine also set up and admins the Proud 2 b Parents social facebook page where she organises and hosts regular social events in addition to our monthly meet ups.  Outside of Proud 2b Parents Catherine is a hydrologist/project manager.

Abbey Clephane 

Abbey is the Chair of the board of Directors. She has previously worked as Adoption Social Worker , but now works for Diocesan as their Safeguard Advisor. She provides a considerable amount of experience and knowledge to the service. Abbey and her partner have attended Proud 2 b Parents for a number of years.

Sarah Tomlinson

As well as sitting on the board of Proud 2 b Parents, Sarah is a Quality Assurance and Governance Lead for Acorn Recovery Project, a drug and alcohol charity. Sarah has been coming to Proud 2 b Parents with her children from the very early days of its conception.

Debbie Baxter-Heyes

Debbie is our Proud 2 b Parents Treasurer. She is also a Ward Manager for a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit. She brings a lot of experience and practically support around attachment development.  Debbie and her partner also attend Proud 2 b Parents regularly over the last 3 years with their little one.


Gaynor Fanning 

Gaynor join the board of directors after attending the service for many years. She is a Adoption Support Social Worker, and offers great support and knowledge to the service, whilst championing our service in everything that she does.

Matt Taylor-Roberts

Matt is the Proud 2 b Parents Service Coordinator and board Secretary. He also works full time for Manchester City Council as an Outreach Worker for Chorlton Park Sure Start Children Centre.