Meet The Team

Gerry Baldwin

Gerry Baldwin
Chief Executive

Length of time involved:
9 years for Fuse and 4 years for Pavillion

Favourite Film:
Empire Strikes Back

Wanted to be when growing up:
Football Player

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
To try and make a positive difference in the local community.

Sharon Baldwin
Business Development Manager

Length of time involved:
3 years

Favourite Film:
Crocodile Dundee 2

Wanted to be when growing up:
Either a Pharmacist or a Joiner - they're similar, right?

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
The feeling of knowing that what you do has a positive impact on people and their community. I love the freedom of working in a team, developing ideas and seeing the projects the ideas turn in to.

Michelle Mitchell
Attainment Co-ordinator

Length of time involved:
6 years 7 months

Favourite Film:
What dreams may come

Wanted to be when growing up:
Actress

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
Love working with young people

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David Purcell
Sessional Youth Worker, Power Up Programme Officer

Length of time involved:
5 years 6 months at Fuse, 4 years Pavillion

Favourite Film:
Shane

Wanted to be when growing up:
Cowboy

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
encourage, develop and support young people.

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Alan Murray
Club Co-Ordinator

Length of time involved:
9 Years

Favourite Film:
The Lion King (1994)

Wanted to be when growing up:
Train Driver

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
There's always new challenges!

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Ashley Thomson
Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing Champion

Length of time involved:
3 years

Favourite Film:
Any Harry Potter

Wanted to be when growing up:
Psychiatric Nurse

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
I knew they had a great reputation from previously working with them, 3 years on I love the staff, the young people and the work we do.

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James Campbell
Sessional Youth Worker

Length of time involved:
3 years

Favourite Film:
Avengers: Endgame

Wanted to be when growing up:
Iron Man

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
Creative possibilities

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Jordan Shaw
Senior Youth Worker

Length of time involved:
3 years

Favourite Film:
The Lion King

Wanted to be when growing up:
An archaeologist, a herpetologist, a writer, and a clown.

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
To make a positive difference to young people's lives.

Grant McManus

Grant McManus
The Game Co-ordinator

Length of time involved:
8 years

Favourite Film:
The Thing

Wanted to be when growing up:
Stuntman

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
I enjoy all the new experiences it provides and making a positive difference to the young people's lives.

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Denize McKernan
HR Manager & Projects Worker

Length of time involved:
12 years

Favourite Film:
The Princess Bride

Wanted to be when growing up:
Actor

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
It's a fantastic organisation that does so much for the community.

Donna Sanderson
Junior Club Activities Coordinator

Length of time involved:
11 years

Favourite Film:
n the name of the father

Wanted to be when growing up:
Air Hostess

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
Love working with kids

Scott Cunningham
Sessional Youth Worker

Length of time involved:
Since September 2020

Favourite Film:
This is Spinal Tap

Wanted to be when growing up:
Rockstar

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
Because I enjoy teaching and working with young people.

Paul Brady

Paul Brady
Sessional Youth Worker

Length of time involved:
3 years

Favourite Film:
Con Air

Wanted to be when growing up:
Musician/Astronaut

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
Brilliant staff and young people to work with, make a difference in the community and hopefully inspire young people through music and creative arts.

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Elaine Mulholland
Dramatic Effect Project Manager

Length of time involved:
3 years

Favourite Film:
The Lost Boys

Wanted to be when growing up:
Dancer

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
The weans

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Sam Kelly
Nutrition and Wellbeing Co-ordinator – Power up Project

Length of time involved:
Since 2017, but in this role since April 2019

Favourite Film:
Something Disney from the 90s

Wanted to be when growing up:
Butlin's Redcoat

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
Because I love sharing my knowledge of food and nutrition with the young people

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Jim Duffy
Facilities Manager

Length of time involved:
10 years

Favourite Film:
Stir Crazy

Wanted to be when growing up:
Fireman because of the ladders

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
Good organisation, great ladders

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Jackie Lauder
Finance Officer

Length of time involved:
8 Months

Favourite Film:
American Beauty

Wanted to be when growing up:
A Fox

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
I like to look after money. Have you got a receipt?

Ciaran Shearer
Sessional Youth Worker

Length of time involved:
5 years

Favourite Film:
Mrs Doubtfire

Wanted to be when growing up:
Actor

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
To work with young people and to give them different opportunities and see them grow in confidence.

April Mullin
Trainee Administrator

Length of time involved:
6 months

Favourite Film:
Ratatouille

Wanted to be when growing up:
A vet

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
I wanted to be able to further my skills in the work place and I’ve started to quite like working here

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Jack Martin
Sessional Youth Worker

Length of time involved:
7 Months

Favourite Film:
Deep Blue Sea

Wanted to be when growing up:
A football player or football coach

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
I love working with a terrific team here at Fuse and an even better bunch of kids

Teresa Aitken
Youth Worker

Length of time involved:
2 years

Favourite Film:
None

Wanted to be when growing up:
A nurse

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
I like my work

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Caitlin Henderson
Sessional Youth Worker

Length of time involved:
2 years

Favourite Film:
Heathers

Wanted to be when growing up:
Primary school teacher

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
To get some experience working with different age groups and to contribute to the community in a positive way

Heather April Barbara
Trainee Administrator

Length of time involved:
Start Monday 24/08/2020

Favourite Film:
The Greatest Showman

Wanted to be when growing up:
An Author

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
Interested in the company after reading online and desire to learn new skills.

Keigan Bain
Sessional Youth Worker

Length of time involved:
Volunteered in Pavillion for around a year from October 2018, started volunteering in Fuse in March, started as a sessional youth worker in June

Favourite Film:
Joker

Wanted to be when growing up:
An actor

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
To give myself a better chance at a better job in the future and to work on skills and deliver skills I or the young people want to learn

Marilyn Boyd
Programme Coordinator

Length of time involved:
From September 2020

Favourite Film:
The Bodyguard

Wanted to be when growing up:
Singer or a Dancer

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
Passionate about supporting children and developing communities

Alicia Granger
Volunteer

Length of time involved:
Ive been a member for 2 years but i have been volunteering for around 3/4 months

Favourite Film:
If you count TV Series The Vampire Diaries but film Tangeled

Wanted to be when growing up:
Vet

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
I enjoy being surrounded by people and i enjoy working in a space with kids!

Dylan Bradley
Volunteer

Length of time involved:
3 years

Favourite Film:
Batman the dark night

Wanted to be when growing up:
Fireman

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
It’s good fun

Jason Regan
Volunteer

Length of time involved:
5 years a member, recently signed up a volunteer

Favourite Film:
Volcano

Wanted to be when growing up:
Football player

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
I like coming to the club.

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Laura Maguire
Youth Volunteer & Workplace Coordinator

Length of time involved:
Since March 2018

Favourite Film:
Tango and Cash

Wanted to be when growing up:
An astronaut then realised I get travel sick

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
I get to support young people in my local community to grow and develop into amazing volunteers which is hugely rewarding.

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Alishia McGowan
Volunteer

Length of time involved:
1 year

Favourite Film:
Avengers Endgame

Wanted to be when growing up:
Psychologist

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
Went as a member and asked to volunteer

Paige Stirling
Volunteer

Length of time involved:
I’ve been involved with fuse for a few months

Favourite Film:
Don’t have one

Wanted to be when growing up:
Computer technician

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
I work for Fuse because it’s something I’ve always wanted to do

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Brandon Sherlock
Volunteer

Length of time involved:
A few months

Favourite Film:
Birds of Prey

Wanted to be when growing up:
Vet

Reason for working at Fuse or Pavillion:
I work for fuse because when I was younger I never really had a place to go or people to talk to like the kids that attend fuse do and I wanna be one of those people that can help them and the other staff there really help me out too just by being there for me. It's also good work experience for me. .