The 'ADS' Board of Voluntary Directors and Trustees

David Jannetta

Volunteer Chairman and MD
David originally hails from Stirling in Scotland but spent much of his extens...

Sandy Ashton

Volunteer Director and Trustee
Sandy Ashton, Director joined the Alzheimer's Society in 2001 as a volunteer ...

John MacFarlane

Volunteer Director and Trustee
John has spent most of his working life selling and marketing products used by ...

Michael-John ‘MJ’ Saunders

Volunteer Director and Trustee
MJ has advised or coached UK and global teams during 35 years as a chartered ...

Karen Saunders

Volunteer Director and Trustee
Qualifying initially as a nurse during the Belfast troubles, Karen pursued her ...

Phil Cooper

Volunteer Director and Trustee
After a brief flirtation with accountancy Phil established his own company, ...


Nysa Harris

Director of Operations
Specialising in people management and processes, Nysa’s career has included ...

Our Patrons

Sue Holderness

We are delighted and proud to have, star of stage and screen, Sue Holderness as ...


Our Dementia advisors

Terrie Hall

Senior Advisor
Terrie helped care for her Mother who suffered from Alzheimer’s. While ...

Sandra Williams

Out and About Service Coordinator
 We are pleased to welcome Sandra into our ranks to deliver yet another new ...

Santok Modhvadia

Multi Lingual Dementia Awareness Trainer
I have been supporting carers in the community by providing informati...

Support Staff

Our support staff

Nicky Connell

Administration and Events Coordinator
Nicky has been fundraising for various charities for as long as she can ...

Nancy Thorn

Part Time Service Delivery Advisor
'I joined 'ADS on 1st October 2014 and because of my experience gained ...

Laura Weight

'ADS' Trainer, Service Delivery Coordinator and Digital Media Marketing Communications
Laura joined the 'ADS', team in December 2015 with a background in caring, a ...