Meet the Team

Meet the amazing Up and Downs Southwest Team…

Wendy O'Carroll (Hellowell)- Founder and Chief Executive Officerc.

Wendy has a daughter Anna and a son Oliver who has Down Syndrome. Wendy’s passion and commitment to support children who have Down Syndrome, by supporting families and all those involved with their care and education, has helped to get the organisation to where it is today.

Sharon Windsor - Lead Family Support.

Sharon is mother to five children including Molly who has Down Syndrome. Sharon provides information, understanding and empathic support to families.

Michelle Sugg – Fundraising Officer.

Jackie Andrews - Family Support Worker.


Mandy Skinner - Youth Club Leader, Weston-Super-Mare

Lindsay Cutts - Family Support Worker.

Liz Chilton - Administrator.

Richard Murray - Youth Club Volunteer.

Tara Gool - Youth Club Leader, Yeovil.