The Council & its committees

The Welsh Books Council is governed by its Executive Committee and Council. The Trustees are the members of the Executive Committee. There are also a number of panels and sub-committees which report directly to the Executive Committee. Council meetings are open to the public.

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COUNCIL 2017/18M. Wynn Thomas
Current on 03.07.17

Chairman
Professor M. Wynn Thomas *

Vice-chairman
Rona Aldrich *

Honorary Secretary

Professor Jane Aaron *

Honorary Treasurer
Chris Hywel Macey *

M. Wynn Thomas

Honorary Counsel
Gwydion Hughes *

Honorary Solicitor
Alun P. Thomas *


LOCAL AUTHORITY REPRESENTATIVES

Anglesey


Gwynedd
Councillor Ioan Thomas

Conwy
Councillor Nigel Smith

Denbighshire



Flintshire
Councillor Ian B. Roberts

Wrexham
Councillor Hugh Jones *

Powys
Councillor Dai Jones

Ceredigion
Councillor Lynford Thomas *

Pembrokeshire
Councillor John T. Davies *

Carmarthenshire
Councillor Siân Thomas

Swansea
Councillor Fiona M. Gordon


Neath Port Talbot
Councillor Sonia Reynolds *

Bridgend


Merthyr Tydfil
Councillor E. C. Galsworthy

Rhondda Cynon Taf
Councillor Geraint E. Hopkins

Torfaen
Councillor Alan Jones *

Blaenau Gwent
Councillor Clive Meredith

Newport
Councillor David Williams

Caerphilly
Councillor Julian Simmonds

Vale of Glamorgan
Councillor Lis Burnett

Cardiff

Councillor Huw Thomas *

Monmouthshire
Councillor Bob Greenland


OTHER REPRESENTATIVES

Chief Librarians
Richard Bellinger *
Gareth Griffiths *


ESTYN
Dr Meilyr Rowlands *

Arts Council of Wales

WJEC
Susan Jenkins *

National Library of Wales
Linda Tomos *

CILIP
Kathryn Parry *

Friends of the Welsh Books Council
Ion Thomas / Bethan Gwanas *
Marian Delyth *

The Welsh Academy
Dafydd John Pritchard *

Council's Panels
Lorna Herbert Egan *
Robat Arwyn *
Professor Daniel G. Williams *

Co-opted Members
Rev Lyn Léwis Dafis *
Dr Cathryn Charnell-White *




EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Each member of the Council denoted by *


NOMINATIONS PANEL

Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Council
Professor Jane Aaron
Dr R. Brinley Jones
Dr Brynley F. Roberts


PUBLISHING GRANTS PANEL (WELSH)

Robat Arwyn (Chairman)
Professor Gerwyn Wiliams (Vice-Chairman)
Dr Bleddyn O. Huws
Ifor ap Dafydd
Nia Gruffydd
Helen Prosser
Dafydd Morgan Lewis
Mari Rhian Owen
Ynyr Williams
D. Russell Davies


PUBLISHING GRANTS PANEL (ENGLISH)

Professor Daniel G. Williams (Chairman)
Alan Watkin
Sarah Thomas
Philip Gwyn Jones
Dr Alice Entwistle
Bridget Shine
Cheryl Hesketh
Dr Katherine Stansfield


CHILDREN'S BOOKS AND READING PROMOTION PANEL

Lorna Herbert Egan (Chairman)
Kathryn Parry
Jemma Francis
Dr Alyson Tyler
Cynan Llwyd
Dr Siwan M. Rosser
Rhian Tomos
Jocelyn Andrews
Delyth P. Huws


DESIGN GROUP

Professor Jane Aaron (Chairman)
Gordon A. Jones
Bethan Mair
Angharad Morgan
Elinor Wigley


INFORMATION SYSTEMS SUB-COMMITTEE

Avril E. Jones (Chair)
David Thomas


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