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Harvey Jones
Harvey is a retired secondary school headteacher who also spent six months of retirement as a volunteer teacher in Lesotho. He has one son now living and working in Oxford.

Originally from North Wales he moved to South West Wales twenty six years ago, previously having worked in England and mid Wales.
During retirement he volunteered with Age Cymru Sir Gar, eventually becoming a trustee and then chair of trustees. He helped lead the merger to become the new charity Age Cymru Dyfed. He had previously been a trustee of the young person’s charity CYCA in LLanelli.

His interests include cycling, gardening, listening to music, especially jazz, travelling and supporting both his local rugby team, Kidwelly and the Scarlett’s.

Caroline Streek

Caroline was brought up in Wales from the age of six but spent most of her adult life in London.

She held senior roles in hospitality management and marketing, ran her own PR company, and was editor of a south London business magazine.  She has a degree in history and politics and has served as a school governor.

Since returning to Wales in 2005 she has been involved in the administration of various local organisations including the Carmarthenshire 50+ Forum, the WEA (Workers Educational Association), and Llanelli Community Heritage.  

She was elected a board member of Age Cymru Sir Gar in 2012 and following a merger in April 2020 with Age Cymru Ceredigion, became a trustee board member of Age Cymru Dyfed.

David (Dai) Harries.

Married with two grown up children and living in Aberystwyth. Retired from Local government some years ago as Assistant Director of Social Services, having worked in all parts of the Social Care sector.

A Trustee and past chair of Age Cymru Ceredigion prior to the merger and creation of the new charity Age Cymru Dyfed. Until recently a Trustee of DASH Ceredigion the local children's charity. In his spare time David very much enjoys singing with Côr ABC. Most of his time over past few years has been involved with building their new house.

David is currently the Trustee lead on Safeguarding issues, as well as being the ACD trustee contact for PR and media communications.

Allan Williams

Allan was born in Llanelli and has remained there during all his working life.  He began work in the local Tinplate works progressing to the role Data Processing Manager and then deputy Computer Manager.  There followed twenty years’ employment in a local brewery as Assistant Company Secretary and finally the remainder of his working life as Assistant Headteacher in a local Comprehensive school.  

Following his retirement, Allan became secretary of the local Probus Club and is Senior Auditor in his local Church and was for some time Trustee and Treasurer of Carmarthenshire Youth and Children Association.   He was appointed to the Board of Trustees for Age Cymru Sir Gar in 2012 and further appointed to the Board of Age Cymru Dyfed following amalgamation.

Peter Loughran

Formerly a trustee with Age Cymru Sir Gar and before that with Age Concern Sir Gar. Held the position of chair and vice chair with these organisations and oversaw the transition to the Age Cymru brand.

Apart from serving on the Age Cymru Dyfed board Peter is also an active volunteer supporting older clients with their digital needs.

Worked for a number of years as a science and mathematics teacher, mainly in Nigeria, before re-training as a careers adviser. Further to that he worked for a number of years in the voluntary sector as a project officer for Carmarthenshire Association of Voluntary Services. That experience provided the inspiration and foundation for joining the Age Concern charity as a trustee and volunteer.

Peter is originally from Northern Ireland and is married with two sons, both of whom live in Cardiff.

Kate Curran

Kate is a CIPFA qualified accountant with over 20 years Public Sector experience.  She works as Director of Finance and ICT in Barcud Housing Association and has a keen interest in Governance. As well as her voluntary role in Age Cymru Dyfed, she also sits on the Joint Audit Committee of Dyfed Powys Police.

Vanessa Walker

Vanessa moved to West Wales from Dorset. Coming from a voluntary sector background, she worked in local government as a Town Clerk and is still Clerk to two Pembrokeshire Community Councils. After dabbling in community theatre administration, she currently manages a local MS Therapy Centre.  An active Rotarian, recently appointed to the Age Cymru Dyfed Board of Trustees, she is grateful to be given the opportunity to be able to help to improve the lives of older people in Dyfed by advancing services, particularly in Pembrokeshire which has been her home since 2003.

Lois Reed

Lois is from Saundersfoot and ran her family business during the early part of her career. She then converted to law where she practised as a property solicitor in London, Dorset, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Bristol.  She is a volunteer with Royal Voluntary Service and was involved with PIVOT scheme during the 2020 lockdown. She became a trustee of ACD in September 2020.

Karl Wilcox

Is husband to Amy and father to four children, working full-time as a partner in the accountancy firm Ashmole & Co. based in their Cardigan office. He is the coach of the U16 Ffostrasol football team and serves on the Merthyr Tydfil Stake Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Most of his other interests revolve around sport and outdoor activities.  He also has a love of experiencing foreign cultures.

Jack Lambert

Jack was born in Kent and grew up in Ludlow, Shropshire. Having graduated from Aberystwyth University with a bachelors in computer science, he went on to study a masters course in international business and marketing. He has previously worked as the marketing director for a local company in Aberystwyth and has now begun working as a freelance digital marketing consultant full time. Jack joined Age Cymru Ceredigion in September 2019, bringing marketing experience and a younger perspective to the board. He has since stayed on and become a trustee of Age Cymru Dyfed after the merger in April 2020.

His interests include reading, gaming, scuba diving, swimming and travelling, having spent summers abroad growing up.