Trustees

Jeanne Hignett President

“Jeanne is a founder member of DSA identifying the need back in 1984 that there was a need for local support. Having recently stepped down as chairman she still intends to be involved in helping guide the organisation and share her knowledge with the board.”

David Tuplin Trustee

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Chris Charles Trustee

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Alan Hackett Chairman

“Alan is a retired Engineer who had a varied career in electronic design in a variety of industries. Having suffered an Ischaemic stroke in 1996, Alan feels it is important to use his experience to help others bringing a practical perspective to living with a long-term disability. His other interests include art and music.”

Ann Cashmore Trustee

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Andrew Pardoe Vice chairman Dudley Stroke Association. Chairman Stourbridge Lunch Club

“Following his retirement Andrew wanted to use his professional skills in new ways and became a trustee of DSA through his involvement with Stourbridge Lunch Club. Andrew states “ working with a wide range of people to make a difference for stroke survivors gives me much personal satisfaction”

Derek Wheeler Trustee

“Derek feels that as a person who has suffered a stroke it is vital people understand the difficulties experienced from their point of view. He is able to inform people he meets that help is out there from their local association. Derek states that DSA helped him come to terms with his stroke and finds being a trustee for the last 10 years very rewarding, and is his way of giving something back.”

Graham Jones Treasurer

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Anne Adams Company Secretary / Founder Member anne@dudleystrokeassociation.org.uk

“Anne a retired speech and language therapist is a founder member of the organisation set up in 1987. Anne states "it is an honour to be involved in DSA, developing the charity and enabling people to feel supported and prove that "Life does go on after a stroke"."”