Bridget is a former Director of Continuing Education at the University of Edinburgh’s International Summer Schools.
She also ran part-time courses for adults living or working in Edinburgh.
Her “retirement” commitments include membership of several City of Edinburgh Council committees, Merchiston Community Council, the Audio Description Association of Scotland (she is a qualified audio describer and trainer-assessor).
Bridget also writes about community issues for local magazines and other publications.
Mike is a former Social Work professional with 27 years experience, from ‘hands-on’ to management of social care services for adults.
His knowledge of user need in this field, together with an understanding of the obligations and demands on Social Landlords and Social Care providers is invaluable, and provides many networking opportunities and channels for referral of people likely to benefit from the services of Tap into IT.
Sheona was an English teacher and latterly, Head of Support for Learning at Firrhill High School, Edinburgh.
She started with Tap into IT as a computer club volunteer.
As well as relevant teaching experience, which included those with additional support needs, Sheona has also mentored and trained Support for Learning Leaders in secondary schools across the City of Edinburgh.
Murray started out as a volunteer for a couple of years at Tap into IT’s Gillespie Crescent club before becoming a trustee.
He has worked in the telecommunications industry since 1984 and is currently an independent consultant.
Murray’s business, technical and growing financial background provides the board with a complementary set of skills.