Board Members

The AYM board (which includes Regional Representatives) are elected by AYM members and usually meet every six to eight weeks. Life members are honorary appointments made by the Board to those who have made significant contributions to the AYM.

Board Members


Chair, Leeds

Vice-Chair – West Midlands, Staffordshire

Terry Gibson

Treasurer, Devon

Ian Langley

Secretary, Hampshire

Gareth Jones

Assistant Secretary, Cheshire YJS

Regional Representatives

North West, Stockport

West Midlands, Solihull

Yorks and Humber, Barnsley

Shelley Nicholls

East Midlands, Nottingham City

South West, North Somerset

Jon Gardner

South East, Southampton

Davie Parks

North East, Newcastle

London, Hackney

East, Bedfordshire

AYM Executive appointed Observer

Additional Executive Members



Milton Keynes


Honorary Life Members

David Stonehouse

Life Member


Life Member


Life Member


Life Member


Adrian Quinn

Life Member

Life Member

AYM Staff

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