Team
Marcel Hirshman

My Title

 

Director

My Primary Role

Responsible for making sure DeafCOG runs smoothly by working with the team, networking and overseeing everything.

My Work Philosophy

Try my best for a successful cultural Deaf community whether they use sign language or not. Sharing and supporting each other is important.

Sophie Hirshman

My Title

Project Coordinator

My Primary Role

Project co-ordinating the Community Connect Project to improve Deaf People's well being and combating loneliness, Am also responsible for organising 'Our Space' events.

My Work Philosophy

A little progress each day adds up to big results to improve services for the Deaf Community

Christopher Wyer

My Title

 

Communications

 

My Primary Role

 

Responsible for implementing and maintaining procedures and policies. Manage our IT systems including data, our website and social media.

My Work Philosophy

Stop at nothing to ensure equality and decent quality of life for the Deaf community.

Pamela Morgan

My Title

 

Director

My Primary Role

 

Oversee our current community engagement events, Arts & Culture activities, setting up a Volunteers group for Brighton & Hove and Eastbourne.

My Work Philosophy

 

Promoting Deaf Awareness among Professionals and improving services that meet the Deaf Community's needs.

Nadia Nadarajah

My Title

Access Arts Officer

My Primary Role

 

To bridge Arts and the Deaf Community, support Deaf Artists to continue with their professional development and promote Arts events to the Deaf Community.

My Work Philosophy

To protect our cultural minority language, identity and community.

Frances O'Donnell

My Title

Interim Director

My Primary Role

Networking and forging  new and better working relationships with public health and social care services and providers. My aim is to enable the Deaf community.

My Work Philosophy

My passion is to enable the Deaf community to have an active voice in the things that matter to them. I want them to have equal access to services.

Kim Wyer

My Title

 

Operations Manager

My Primary Role

Developing and coordinating the PA Community Service in partnership with Community Connect Project, You Choose and Action Deafness.

My Work Philosophy

 

Cultural mediation and a whole community, can do approach, is the way to resilience!

Andrew Rees

My Title

 

Accountant & Company Secretary

 

My Primary Role

 

My role will cover the financial side for DeafCOG. I look forward to meeting you all in various Deafcog events.

My Work Philosophy

"Nothing great is easy"