We currently have a vacancy on our Board of Trustees.
Clive Newton - Chair
Clive has lived in the Derbyshire Dales since 1974. He has been involved in various aspects of social care at work: statutory, academic & voluntary sectors. For 16 years, till 2013, he worked for Age Concern England (now Age UK) as a national development manager, supporting the development & delivery of care & support services provided by local organisations.
David has lived in Derbyshire since 1980. As a social worker in the Dales for 25+ years, David worked with all ages & needs. Subsequent roles included mental health hospital admissions; managing a Home Help Service & Older People Services at Underhall. He loves walking, photography, encouraging people with disabilities to engage in art and is involved with local Churches.
Hilary started in 2010 after early retirement from the Probation Service, previously working for Social Services. Hilary wanted to support services for older people, following her mum’s death & experiencing her increasing frailty & reliance on carers. She really enjoys being a trustee, providing support to such a valuable local charity. Hilary also volunteers at HMP Foston Hall.
Lyn was born in Manchester, & moved to Derbyshire after marrying Mark, an Educational Psychologist, 40 years ago. Bringing up two children, working as a software developer, & running a small business has kept Lyn busy. She couldn't face total retirement so decided to offer some of her experience in technology & retail, and along came the opportunity to work with AUKDD.
While working for Methodist Homes Alison was fortunate enough to be awarded a Winston Churchill Fellowship enabling her to spend time looking at facilities for older people with dementia in Australia. Alison worked freelance developing an interest in dementia & residential care as a positive choice. A trustee since 2002, Alison supports Katy & likes meeting the committed staff.
James became a trustee in 2014, following his retirement from Adult Social Care at the County Council. He worked in social care for 35+ years mainly for local councils, developing new services & managing budgets. He is particularly interested in our finances & services, including information, advice & advocacy. He lives in Matlock with his partner & has 2 grown up children.