Our People

Jo Haines

Board member

A white lady wearing a black top, black leggings and a beige cap is sat smiling outside on a bench in front of a stone wall. She is holding a white cup and has a black dog with a red harness on between her legs. cheek length mousy hair is stood in a large field with large stone structures in the background.

Board member

"My daughter JoAnne joined the Mind the Gap family back in 2008 and I’m extremely proud of the work produced by the company and the dedication of its staff."

Jo has been a member of Mind the Gap’s Board since 2016. In a previous life, she worked for Education Bradford as the Learning Mentor Coordinator and enjoyed many years helping to break down barriers to learning. Jo now helps to run a before and after school club with her partner Helen, providing childcare for up to 52 children every evening.

Jo is a busy mum of four and nana of two. In her spare time, she loves walking her dog Buddy around the beautiful Yorkshire countryside.