Forum Central is a partnership of Leeds Older People’s Forum, Physical and Sensory Impairment (PSI) Network, Tenfold (learning disabilities forum) and Volition (mental health forum). Each of these organisations is a registered charity, and is overseen by a board of trustees.
Tenfold’s board is currently made up of managers, directors, service coordinators and chief executives of organisations that work with people with learning disabilities, and a Leeds City Councillor.
|Madeleine Fahy||Through the Maze, Connect in the North|
|Alison Kay||St Anne's|
|Adam Ogilvie||Leeds City Councillor|
|Andy Rawnsley||Aspire CBS||Chair|
|Zoe Bawn||United Response|
|Nichola Verity||People in Action|
Leeds Older People’s Forum
Leeds Older People’s Forum is made up of older people and managers, chief executive and project workers from some of the forum’s member organisations – all of which work with older people.
|* Older person|
|Bill Rollinson M.B.E.||*Individual||Chair|
|Cherril Cliff||*Individual||Vice Chair|
|John Welham||*Individual||Vice Chair|
|Susan Chesters||* Relatives and Residents Association|
|Bronwen Holden||* Leeds Hospital Alert|
|Ruth Cornelissen||Care & Repair Leeds|
|Tricia Gradys*||Richmond Hill Elderly Action|
|Heather O'Donnell||Age UK Leeds|
|John O'Dwyer||Caring Together in Woodhouse & Little London|
|Rachel Walker||Growing Old Gracefully/Methodist Homes Association|
|Anne Forbes*||Faith in Elderly People|
|Gabrielle Hamilton||Leeds Museums & Galleries|
A minimum of 75% of the charity trustees must be older people (an older person is defined by Leeds Older People’s Forum as a person aged 60 years of age and over).
The PSI Network
The PSI Network’s Board of Trustees are from organisations that work with or represent people with physical or sensory disabilities.
|David Blythe||William Merritt Disabled Living Centre||Chair|
|Paul Ongley||Terry Yorath House, St John of God Hospitallers|
|Phil Gleeson||Leeds Involving People|
Volition’s Board of Trustees is our governing body and provides leadership and direction for the organisation. The Board has up to 12 members, drawn from Volition member organisations, all of which are third sector and offer services to people with mental health problems.
|Tessa Denham||Women's Counselling and Therapy Service||Chair|
|Ruth Kettle||Community Links||Vice Chair|
|Carol Hill||Catholic Care|
|Fiona Venner||Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service|
|Helen Kemp||Leeds Mind|
|Joe Alderdice||West Yorkshire Finding Independence (WY-FI)|
|Martin Ewing||St Anne's|
|Taira Kayani||Better Leeds Communities|
Four Forums Partnership Board
The Forum Central is a partnership between four organisations, and each of these is represented on the Four Forums Partnership Board, which currently meets every other month. It comprises one or two trustees from each of the four boards, including three chairpersons. The role of Chairperson alternates, with each of the four boards taking it in turn.
|Carol-Ann Reed||Health for All - The Bridge||Tenfold Chair|
|Bill Rollinson M.B.E.||Leeds Older People's Forum Chair|
|Gerry Deacon||Leeds Older People's Forum Treasurer|
|David Blythe||William Merritt Disabled Living Centre||PSI Chair|
|Phil Gleeson||Leeds Involving People||PSI Network Trustee|
|Tessa Denham||Women's Counselling & Therapy Service||Volition Chair|
|Ruth Kettle||Community Links||Volition Trustee|