Structure and Governance

The Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services is composed of two representatives of each member organisation and an honorary chairman. Ten representatives of national organisations and ten local voluntary organisations plus honorary officers, elected annually, make up the Executive Committee, the governing body of CWVYS

Executive Committee 2023/24

Eluned Parrot (Chair)
Stephanie Price (Vice-Chair)
Richard Flowerdew (Vice-Chair)
Marco Gil-Cervantes (Honorary Treasurer)

Beverley Martin
Daljit Kaur Morris

Gareth Williams
Joanne Phillis
Grant Poiner
Rhiannon Sheen de Jesus
Lee Tiratira
Carlie Torlop
Geraint Turner

CWVYS Presidents Group

President: Anna McMorrin MP

Vice Presidents:

Duncan Cantlay
Joff Carroll OBE

Jayne Kendall
Louise Cook
Alice Gray
Ann Griffith
John Heffernan
Dr Jenny Maher
Rob Norris
Keith Towler
Dr Lisa Whittaker
Hannah Williams
Prof Howard Williamson CVO CBE FRSA FHEA
Gemma Woolfe

To support specific areas CWVYS operates the following sub groups of the Executive Committee
Officers Group
Workforce Development Group


Paul Glaze (Chief Executive)
The Chief Executive is responsible for the strategic management of CWVYS and is directly accountable to the Board.

Manon Williams (Youth Work Sector Marketing & Communications Officer)

Amanda Everson (Mandi) (Membership and Business Support Officer)

Helen Jones (Communications Officer CWVYS)

Sarah Fox (Finance and Administration Officer)

Catrin James (Regional co-ordinator)
For Central South and North Wales, South West & Mid Wales and South East regions.

Branwen Niclas (Youth Work Sector Marketing & Communications Co-ordinator)