They bring a wealth of knowledge, skills, expertise and experience within business, the voluntary sector, the local community and charities.
Andrew F Webster is originally from Kent, Andrew moved to Lincolnshire in 2017.
After gaining a BSc (Hons) degree in Electronic Engineering from The City University, London in 1982, he spent the early part of his career in Telecommunications and Broadcasting. Andrew then moved to HSBC Global Asset Management in 1992, becoming Senior IT Project Manager responsible for Sales and Marketing applications.
After taking early retirement and moving to Lincolnshire he now enjoys gardening, home brewing, walking, wildlife watching and supporting his wife in her handmade natural soap business.
Karen W Loudon was born in Glasgow, Karen has lived in Lincolnshire since 1998.
Qualified in Medicine from the University of Glasgow in 1983, with specialist training in Clinical Microbiology, Karen achieved her MSc at the University of London in 1990.
A Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists 1993, Karen was appointed as a Consultant Microbiologist at Pilgrim Hospital in 1998 and retired from the NHS in 2014.
She supports Beagle Welfare, Lincs Ark, Guide Dogs, Salvation Army, The National Trust and the RSPB.
John Blackwell was born in Kirton, near Boston and attended school locally.
After leaving school John joined the family business as a painter and decorator/joiner and carpenter. He is married with 2 daughters.
John has a passion for football and played for a local side. In 1978 he became the full time Club Secretary/General Manager for Boston United FC. He was at the Club for 38 years and took on many roles, including President. He was honoured with a Testimonial Match.
In 2017 John joined Swansea City FC as a Football Scout.
He has been volunteering with Boston Community Transport as a driver since 2018.
Barry has worked in various parts of the road passenger transport industry for nearly 50 years, including spells managing commercial bus companies and as Chief Executive of the UK’s largest dial-a-ride operation.
In recent years he has concentrated on consultancy work advising Local Authorities and operating companies in the UK and abroad on community transport, demand-responsive transport, and on how to diversify their activities to make them more sustainable.
He will be providing BCT with support and advice on how we can improve and expand our service to meet the range of needs of our users.