Trustees SCVS is governed by a board of Trustees, elected from our Member organisations. ALUN EVANS - CHAIR Alun has been involved with the Voluntary Sector for over 25 years in a range of formal and informal volunteering opportunities, and has been fortunate to have paid employment in the Sector since 2000. Alun takes a keen interest in volunteer strategy within wider communities and is actively committed to championing diversity and equality of opportunity. CHERRIE BIJA - COMPANY SECRETARY Representing Faith in Families (Swansea and Brecon Diocese) JANE HARRIS Represents Pontarddulais Partnership. Jane has been a town councillor for a number of years and is an active contributor to the community, particularly in the development of services. SASKIA HAMER Saskia became an SCVS Trustee in 2013. She has been working in the Third Sector in Swansea in voluntary and paid roles since 2005. CHRIS MANN Representing Citizens Advice, Swansea Neath Port Talbot. Chris is a former chair of Powys Health Board, and former trustee of Powys Association for Voluntary Organisations (PAVO). In addition to being a trustee for the local Citizens Advice, Chris is also a trustee with Kadampa Meditation Centre Wales in Swansea. Chris was a County Councillor for many years, and is a retired Probation Officer. LLOYD JONES Co-opted to the Board in August 2017, Lloyd has 20yrs experience working in the Environmental sector. Since 2013 he has worked for Natural Resources Wales (NRW) based in Llandarcy. He heads up a small team who have been responsible for contributing environmental evidence to 4 Public Service Board across South West Wales. Lloyd and his team are also responsible for delivering an Area Statement for South West Wales (Area Statements will set out the challenges and opportunities for us all to maximise the benefits we get from our natural environment at the same time as protecting it for future generations). Lloyd is an strong believer in the health and well-being benefits that the environment has to offer the people of Swansea. A volunteer with Involve since 2011, Lloyd has seen first-hand how time spent walking on Swansea Bay or up Kilvey Hill has benefited both him and the young person he volunteers with. CAROLINE HAGERMAN Caroline is a scientist and innovator who creates new products and services for healthcare. She is passionate about improving equality and breaking down barriers within the local community. SABA HUMAYUN YOLANDA BARNES Yolanda is a management consultant, trainer and life coach who supports individuals and businesses across both the private and voluntary sectors. She is a professional member of the Chartered Management Institute with expertise in team leadership, mentoring and coaching.Outside work, she enjoys supporting activities which help lift up the profile of women and also loves travelling and experiencing different cultures. THANUJA HETTIARACHCHI Non-voting board members representing partner agencies: CLLR JAN CURTICE Elected representative from City and County of Swansea. CLLR C EVANS Elected representative from City and County of Swansea. CLLR P JONES Elected representative from City and County of Swansea.