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.

For more information, please refer to the role descriptions for Portfolio Leads and Regional Representatives.

Exec members

Andy Peaden
AYM Chair
Leeds YJS
Hazel Williamson
Vice Chair
Staffordshire YOS
Terry Gibson
Treasurer
Devon
Ian Langley
Secretary
Hampshire 
Jessica Edwards
Asst Secretary
Hackney YOT
 

Regional representatives

Jacqui-Belfield Smith
North West
Stockport
Miriam Sigsworth
North East
Stockton
Samantha Matthews
Yorkshire & Humberside
East Ridings
Pali Obhi
West Midlands
Solihull
Shelley Nicholls
East Midlands
Nottingham City
Pat Jennings
East
Bedfordshire
Brendan Finegan
London
Hackney
Mike Rees
South West
North Somerset
Jon Gardner
South East
Southampton

AYM Executive appointed observer

Tom Dooks
Observer
Cheshire

 

Gareth Jones
Observer
Cheshire
 

Additional Executive Members

Diz Minnit
Milton Keynes
 
 

Honorary Life Members

John Drew
Life Member
Lorna Hadley
Life Member
David Stonehouse
Life Member
Pete Dennis
Life Member
Adrian Quinn
Life Member
Lord McNally
Life Member

AYM staff

Phil Sutton
Project Officer
Lee Westlake
Youth Justice Sector Led Improvement
Lesley Tregear
Policy & Communications
Diana Bowden
Business Support