Our staff

Below is a list of all of our staff members, and the roles they play in the organisation. All staff members are committed to, and work towards, campaigning for full participation, access and engagement of disabled people in mainstream society. GMCDP achieves this through its projects, provision of information, hosting of events, involvement in consultation and by contribution from its membership on specific campaigns which are designed to effect positive change for and with disabled people.

Brett Savage
Project Worker – Young Disabled People's Forum
brett [at] gmcdp.com
07594 160194
Derek Broadbent
Project Worker – Shaping our Inclusion Project
derek [at] gmcdp.com
0161 636 7538
Photograph of Gemma Roberts
Project Worker - Manchester Disabled People's Project
gemma [at] gmcdp.com
07367 755691
A photo of Hannah
Project Worker - Young Disabled People's Forum
hannah [at] gmcdp.com
Greater Manchester Mayor Disabled People's Panel (GMMDPP) Strategic Lead
jane [at] gmcdp.com
07367 755 691
Maureen Day
Project Worker – Young Disabled People Advice and Advocacy Project
maureen [at] gmcdp.com
07782 556033
Nicola McDonagh
Operations Manager
nicola [at] gmcdp.com
0161 636 7538
Orla Judge
orla [at] gmcdp.com
0161 636 7534
Project Worker - Shaping Our Inclusion
phil [at] gmcdp.com
07923 333644
Greater Manchester Mayor Disabled People's Panel (GMMDPP) Outreach and Development Lead
rick [at] gmcdp.com
07367 754 595

GMCDP's Executive Council

Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People is a membership organisation of disabled people. The organisation is led by an Executive Council which is elected annually by the membership. The Executive Council takes the strategic lead for GMCDP, not only deciding on what our priorities are but also the direction of the organisation and any work that it undertakes.

Any member can nominate themselves or another willing member for consideration for the Executive Council. At our Annual General Meeting, prospective Executive Members are formally nominated and seconded. For more information on becoming a member of GMCDP’s Executive Council – please email us at: info [at] gmcdp.com or call us on 0161 636 7534

Audrey Stanton
Joe Whittaker
Co-Company Secretary
Co-Company Secretary
Picture of Steve Graby
Deputy Chair