Trustees, Staff, Jobs
The ultimate responsibility for the management of Your Voice Advocacy rests with a Management Committee of trustees/directors (The Management Committee).
Carl is YVA’s longest standing Trustee and has provided sound financial advice over many years. He currently works for the accountancy firm Gordon Down in Swansea.
Robert Morris is from Port Talbot. Robert has epilepsy and has been working as a volunteer with Marie Curie and Your Voice Advocacy for 2 years. He enjoys working as a team
Lisa Davies lives in Neath and became a trustee because she wants to help other people. She likes dancing, arts and crafts especially diamond art and pin art. She takes things as they come and does not let anything get her down.
Richard lives in Penlan, Swansea and has been very active in the local learning disability community over many years. He also doubles as YVA’s Membership Officer helping to boost our membership to over a hundred in 2019.
Rick is Chief Executive of Community Lives Consortium which supports disabled people to live the lives they choose in the communities of South West Wales, with his support Community Lives Consortium has become one of the largest user-led support organisations in Wales. He is a founder member of the Co-production Network for Wales has a Masters Degree in Action Research and is a qualified social worker with over 30 years experience.
Adelaide brings an extensive knowledge and experience of governance at the board level from the private, public and third sectors. She was the Founder of the Life Map Planners programme which enabled positive achievements with vulnerable and at-risk children and young people. Adelaide is strongly committed to social justice and passionate about the eradication of child poverty. She serves on the board of School Governing Bodies and various Trusts.
“I am passionate about children and young people with lifelong commitment to ensuring eradication of child poverty. In a world where there is abundance, Every Child should be given hope, encouragement and support to reach their full potential. – It is the least we can do.”
If you would like to contribute to the work of Your Voice Advocacy by becoming a Trustee then find out more by gong to the Contact page and getting in touch with our Project Coordinator.
YOLO Peer Development Worker
WGPF Development Worker
WGPF Development Worker