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Palace for Life appoint Councillor Alisa Flemming to Board of Trustees

Palace for Life Foundation has announced the appointment of Councillor Alisa Flemming to the Board of Trustees, bringing a wealth of experience in local and national government to the official charity of Crystal Palace F.C.

A proud Croydonian who was born and raised in the area, Councillor Flemming worked in national government for over 12 years supporting two members of Parliament including one in their role as cabinet minister across various portfolio areas. She is currently an elected official to local government for the past 10 years as a Croydon councillor.

Councillor Flemming, who has been the lead member responsible for children, young people and learning in Croydon Councils cabinet for the past six years, brings a huge amount of relevant experience to the Palace for Life Board.

Speaking on her appointment, Councillor Alisa Flemming said: “I am delighted to be joining the Palace for Life Foundation Board of Trustees. I look forward to working collectively with the Board and other partners to drive forward the agenda for change.

“Together I hope we will deliver even greater opportunities and experiences for more children and young people across South London.”

Chair of the Board of Trustees Ed Warner added: “We are really pleased to welcome Alisa to the Board. Her passion and commitment to creating better opportunities for young south Londoners is clear and we know she will be a real asset to our team.

“Alisa’s vast experience and strong connections in government at both local and national level will be vital to us and I very much look forward to working with her over the coming months.”

Councillor Flemming replaces London Assembly member Steve O’Connell, who served over seven years on the Palace for Life Board.

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