Jenny Flynn MBE

Deputy Chair

Jenny has been an active Trustee on the Board of Durham Community Action for many years, and is currently our Deputy Chair, having served as Chair between 2007 and 2012. 

Jenny is currently a Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director of the County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust.  She is a member of the Planning and Workforce Committee, Chairs the Charitable Funds Committee, and is the link Non-Executive Director for Mental Health.  Jenny previously served on the Boards of both the Durham Dales PCT and the County Durham PCT.  She is also member of the Joint Audit Committee for the Office of the Durham Police, Crime and Victims’ Commissioner and Durham Constabulary.

Jenny is active within the local community and was awarded an MBE for her services to the community of Tow Law in 2001.  She was subsequently appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for County Durham in 2005.

Jenny is a qualified Solicitor with a specialism in elderly client work and worked in private practice with the Consett firm of Swinburne, Snowball & Jackson for 27 years until her retirement in 2015.