Meet the team

Trevor Michael Hart


Trevor Hart is Chair of Cottam Community and has lived in Cottam for 26 years. 

As a retired Headteacher and School Advisor and now School Governor I have an active interest in Education. During 2018/19 I served as Mayor of Preston. I am an active supporter of local projects serving the Community.

Chris Smith

Vice Chairman

As the vice chair I stand in for the Chairperson in his or her absence. I support the Chairperson by working closely with him/her and accepting any
delegated tasks that are assigned. I oversee and guide decisions taken by the association
My background is in education with a particular focus around public health and wellbeing. I am an outgoing individual who likes to walk, run and cycle around the lovely Cottam and Lea area.

Colin Moore

Honorary Secretary

Colin Moore is Honorary Secretary of the Cottam Community Association and has lived in Cottam for the past 24 years.  He is a retired police officer and has previously served as a Parish Councillor for Lea and Cottam and as Chair of Governors at Lea Community Primary School.

Angela Moore


Angela Moore is a Trustee of Cottam Community Association and runs a ‘Mother and Toddler Group’ at the Community Centre on Wednesday mornings.  She has lived in Cottam for the past 24 years.

Carolyn Gibson


I am a community enthusiast who works as a Wedding & Portrait Photographer. In my spare time, around my children, I organise community events and run the Cottam Community Facebook page.

Anne Clucas


I am retired but worked for Uclan for 30 years I worked for Campus Services in cleaning/caretaking then Security then finally as a Building Manager.

Fact about me I have a good sense of humour,enjoy cruising and love being with my family.

Lesley Clark


I moved to Preston in 1988 with my husbands work.
Originally a Post Office and Bt Telephonist Supervisor and then retrained as a Hairdresser.
Now retired, interested helping with the Community, travelling and looking after my grandchildren.

Judith Parker


I am a retired teacher. As Booking Officer, I organise bookings for classes and parties and enjoy liaising with all hirers. Cooking and gardening are my favourite pastimes.

Joanne Esmond


Joanne Esmond I’m a trustee of the Cottam Community Association I played the leading lady in South Pacific.