Recruiting Board & Committee members

Grŵp Cynefin is entering an exciting new period of strategic development under the leadership of a new Chief Executive and is looking for additional Board and Committee members to join us.


In particular, we are looking to appoint enthusiastic individuals on the following Boards / Committees:

  • Grŵp Cynefin Management Board
  • Canllaw Management Board (Subsidiary of the Group)
  • Gorwel Committee

We also extend an invitation for you to meet with our Chief Executive, Shan Ll. Williams, for an informal chat. Please contact Eleri Jones on 01745 818404 or via e-mail: to arrange a suitable time before the closing date on Monday, 23 April 2018.

More Information available below:


Board of Management

The Board of Management is ultimately responsible for all aspects of the Association’s activities and shall direct the affairs of the Association in accordance with its objects and rules.

Members of the Board of Management

Dafydd Lewis (Chair)

A former corporate director for housing and social care in Gwynedd Council, he lives in Dolgellau.

Carys Edwards (Vice-Chair)

The former head of adult services with Isle of Anglesey Council, Carys lives in Y Parc, near Bala.

Chris Schoen (Chair of Customers & Communities Committee)

Before retiring, Chris worked in an administrative position at Ysbyty Gwynedd. A Grŵp Cynefin tenant from Penygroes.

Julia Hughes (Chair of Audit & Resources Committee)

A former director of adult and community learning at Coleg Llandrillo, Julia lives in Llangwyfan near Denbigh.

John Arthur Jones

A retired bank official from Llanrwst.

Bob Jones

A Grŵp Cynefin tenant from Trefnant, Bob is a specialist trainer in the care sector and catering & hospitality sector.

Paul Quirk

Paul was head of housing at Denbighshire County Council before he retired. He lives in Denbigh.

Nia Hughes

Assistant Finance Director with Muir Group Housing Association. She lives in Chester.

Llinos Iorwerth

Director of ATEB Cymru and former Head of Communications with Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd. Llinos lives in Llangristiolus, Anglesey.

Elen Llwyd Williams

Executive Director with the economic development company Menter a Busnes She lives in Porthmadog, Gwynedd.


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