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Who we are

Who is involved in AHSW?

AHSW has a membership from which Trustees are elected at the AGM in the Autumn. The current Trustees are people who are involved in arts and/or health.

AHSW has a paid full-time Director and part-time Co-ordinator.

An Advisory Group supports the work of AHSW.

Paid Workers



  • Chair - Sue Isherwood
  • Vice Chair - TBC
  • Secretary  - TBC
  • Treasurer  - TBC
  • Director/Trustee - Paul Dieppe
  • Director/Trustee - Sarah Cobley, Dance South West
  • Director/Trustee - Philippa Forsey, Creativity Works
  • Director/Trustee - Kevin Elliston
  • Director/Trustee - Dr Louise Younie
  • Director/Trustee - Mary Chamberlain
  • Director/Trustee - Amanda Colbourne

Click here to view the current Board's biographies.

New Trustees are elected at AHSW’s AGM in the autumn. Contact the Co-ordinator if you are interested in getting involved.



AHSW's patrons are:

Sibyl Fine King

Lord Bichard



If you would like to support our work, you can donate here: Donate 





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