Epsom RDA

Epsom RDA Trustees

As a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, Epsom RDA has a Board of Trustees who are responsible for ensuring that the Group continues to thrive and move forward. The Trustees are supported by four sub committees with responsibility for property, finance, fundraising and volunteer training.

Liz Clark


Coming from an NHS background Liz has a passion for strengthening both physical and mental health though riding and horse/pony care.  Liz has been volunteering with the Tuesday morning session since 2018. Gaining her RDA coaching qualifications in 2022 she now leads the Tuesday sessions.  Liz is responsible for volunteering.

Rebecca Courtman

Risk Management

Rebecca has worked with children and young adults with disabilities for the last 15 years and is currently working in a SEN school. Previously Rebecca managed three youth schemes for a charity where she received advanced training in safeguarding specialised to special needs.  

Laura Hales

Property & Facilities

Laura works for the Department for Transport, delivering programmes that enable more people to cycle and walk for every day journeys. Prior to that she worked in local government and the charity sector. She has volunteered at Epsom RDA since 2017. She leads on Grounds and Property.

David Hart


David is a consultant and a Professor with a background in leadership in the public, private and voluntary sectors. He is passionate about making a positive difference in everything that he does.

Tessa Kelly

Group Secretary

Tessa has had a wide-ranging management career in a variety of industry sectors. Tessa has been a volunteer on the Saturday afternoon session since 2013 and leads on Governance.

Jo Lee

Horse & Pony

Jo is the School Business Leader at a large local primary school and experienced in governance, financial monitoring, human resources, facilities management and strategic planning. She is passionate about making a difference both in her professional career and through volunteering and has volunteered at Epsom RDA for over 25 years. She leads on Horse and Pony management.

Ray Lee

Group Chair

Ray is Strategic Director at Elmbridge Borough Council. He has experience working with a range of charities including being Chair of British Scouting Oversees. He was a governor at a local primary school for six years and has been a volunteer at Epsom RDA for a number of years. He is Chair of ERDA.

Stuart MacFarlane


Stuart is a freelance events professional with 20 years’ experience gained working across various industries and sectors from charities to international corporations. He has a proven record developing and delivering commercial strategies, and significant and complex events. Stuart is a volunteer with the Monday morning session and leads on events.


Jane Sanders


Jane has worked in the not for profit sector for over 20 years with a background in the marketing and governance areas. She has been a volunteer at ERDA for over 12 years and is a Group Coach with the Wednesday evening session. She leads on Communications including social media.

Angela Wilson


Angela is a qualified management accountant with experience in retail and more recently as a deputy director of finance in the civil service. A volunteer at ERDA since 2012, she enjoys the challenge of modernising systems and improving reporting to aid decision making both in Government and at ERDA.