Our President and Patron hold important honorary roles in NAAN. They help to raise awareness of our work and provide us with invaluble advice.
|Professor Lord Patel of Bradford OBE||President||
Member of the House of Lords
Chair of Social Work England
Forrmer Chair of the Mental Health Act Commission
|Professor Gisli Gudjonsson CBE||Patron||
Emeritus Professor of Forensic Psychology
Institute of Psychiatry of King's College London
As a registered charity, NAAN is governed by a board of voluntary trustees. The board is made up of:
- people elected by our membership from within our membership; and
- people co-opted by the board to broaden its skills and experience.
Co-Chair, Law Society Criminal Law Committee
|Adam Smith||Trustee||Co-opted||Autism Advocate & Professional Appropriate Adult|
|Andy Ward (Sgt)||Trustee||Co-opted||
Deputy General Secretary, Police Federation of England & Wales
|Charlie Rose||Trustee||Elected||Volunteer Appropriate Adult, Southwark Council|
|Donna Buffong||Trustee||Elected||Social Worker (Bail and Remand Co-ordinator), Wandsworth YOT|
|Ian Blackie||Trustee||Co-opted||Retired Social Worker & NAAN Co-founder|
|Lynn Frusher||Trustee||Elected||Regional Manager, The Appropriate Adult Service|
|Michelle Dixon||Trustee||Elected||Head of Criminal Justice Service, Child Action North West|
|Pip Lake-Benson||Trustee||Elected||Youth Justice Manager, Hertforshire YOS|
|Stephen Gray||Trustee||Elected||Chief Executive, Young Lives Foundation (Kent & Medway)|
Volunteer Coordinator (Social Worker), Wiltshire YOS
NAAN has two members of staff, responsible for develoing and delivering the work of the charity.