Lynda Wilcox (Chair) has been Chief Executive to HALC (Herefordshire Association of Local Councils) since it was established in 2000. She has recently set up and chairs a national county officer forum to exchange best practice and engage directly with central government officers. Lynda also represents town and parish councils on a variety of local groups, including Herefordshire Partnership, LEADER and Herefordshire Compact.
Marion Campbell is currently a partner in the Apple Store Gallery in Hereford. Previously she was Manager of the Ledbury Youth and prior to this she was Project Development Manager at Ross Creative Learning Centre. Marion has also undertaken a variety of roles within the education sector including adult and community learning/education, lecturing, project management and training. Marion leads trustee involvement on Talent March.
Judith Faux brings particular expertise in health and social care, commissioning, planning and service development, project and change management, governance, partnership working, engagement and involvement and an understanding of the issues and pressures currently faced by voluntary sector organisations. She is also currently a trustee of Herefordshire Mind.
Richard Kelly has been Chief Executive of Herefordshire Lifestyles and Herefordshire Mind (Dec 2008 - March 2017). Richard gained extensive experience of designing, delivering, managing and governing services within the third sector to meet the diverse needs of local communities across Herefordshire. He is trustee lead on health and social care developments.
Euan McPherson has worked for over 30 years in Health and Social Care, he has had experience in both Not For Profit and Public sectors and has worked in provider services and as a commissioner. His passion is developing services that are built around the individual customer/service user/patient’s needs, wants and aspirations. He has significant experience in change management, service development and is an active champion of mental health issues; including being a Mental Health First Aid Instructor. Euan is Currently Chief Executive of Services for Independent Living
Suzanne Penny currently is working part-time for Herefordshire Carers as an Independent Supporter for families, children and young people with special educational needs. She is a lay member of Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group. She has been the chair of Care and Repair Powys and is now a governor of a local special needs school and a recycling charity and is a member of her local village hall committee. Suzanne is particularly interested in strengthening the links between the voluntary and statutory sectors to improve outcomes.
Anne Robinson worked as a teacher for 20 years. She has 40 years experience of working with young people in a variety of Girlguiding roles and is currently responsible within Girlguiding for mentoring and supporting new leaders in the county. Anne is a champion for young people wanting to develop and take on leadership within local organisations.
Rich Matthews, born and bred in Herefordshire, is currently Head of Development at Rural Media, a Hereford-based charity and production company that makes award-winning films and digital arts projects. Rich has worked in media for 20 years, working with the likes of the BBC, BFI, BT, Sky, Warner Bros, CBS, NBC Universal, News UK, The Independent and The Telegraph Media Group. Before moving back to Hereford in 2015, he worked on the National Autistic Society’s content strategy and wrote a book on Digital Behaviour for Angry Birds’ creators Rovio in Finland. Rich still writes for BAFTA, guest lectures at the University of Birmingham and is a trained Cognitive-Behavioural Hypnotherapist (but doesn’t practice).
Philip Talbot was elected to the Board on 1st Nov 2017. Philip is currently CEO of Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestership. He brings specialist skills and knowledge of services for older people, health and social care, strategy and partnership development.