Fran has been the Executive Director of Splitz Support Service since its inception in 1989 and is knowledgeable about Charity Law, Company Law and Employment Law. She is an active and passionate driving force for high quality services in the area for all people with experience of separation, divorce and domestic abuse. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. From 1999 - 2007 she served her local community as a Town and District Councillor and is an active trustee for several local charities. Fran was awarded an MBE for services to single parents and victims of domestic violence in the Queen's Birthday Honours in 2010. Fran has been married to the same man since 1979 who is still under training! They have three adult children and seven grandchildren. Four cats also seem to live in their house.