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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. Gabriel Scally, Regional Director for Public Health (until 2012) is Honorary Chair. AHSW has a paid part-time Director and Co-ordinator.

An Advisory Group supports the work of AHSW.

Paid Workers


  • Chair - Sue Isherwood
  • Vice Chair - TBC
  • Secretary  - TBC
  • Treasurer  - Director, Boa & Associates Consultancy Ltd
  • Director/Trustee - Paul Dieppe
  • Director/Trustee - Frances Chinemana, Mana Research
  • Director/Trustee - Sarah Cobley, Dance South West
  • Director/Trustee - Philippa Forsey, Creativity Works
  • Director/Trustee - Pauline Malins

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.

Honorary Chair

AHSW’s Honorary Chair is Dr Gabriel Scally who is Regional Director for Public Health at NHS South West.



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