Jeanne has worked as a Community Worker for 32 years, during which time she has worked with many different communities, cultures and ages, developing a wide and varied range of community projects. It began with the Youth Service (Lincolnshire), then Save the Children Fund (Gainsborough), then The Children’s Society (South Yorkshire). On leaving the Children’s Society, she secured a job in Lincoln as a lone worker to ‘do community development’ in Lincoln. This was January 1997, she worked across the City initially then across the County as the team and work grew. She left DevelopmentPlus in September 2015 having worked as CEO for 14 years before joining JUST Lincolnshire in April 2016. In real life, she is the mother of two grown daughters Laura and Claire, partner to Jonty, house slave to three cats and a dog. Her hobbies are amateur dramatics, travelling and being with friends and family.