Roger was born and educated to secondary level in South Wales. He studied Architecture at Huddersfield then worked as a Civil Servant for 15 years in the Education Sector. Moving back to Wales in 2003, he began working in Community Development, for which he has now gained an MA in at Bangor University. Roger has been Company Secretary for Golygfa Gwydyr since its constitution in 2004 and is also Chair of Llais Y Goedwig. Roger is currently developing the Woodland Management project, promoting Social Forestry and facilitating the Job Club.
Rosie was brought up in the Midlands. She was a Civil Servant for 20 years, moving around the country, eventually settling in North Wales where she married a Welshman, they have two children. She is a Youth Worker and has experience with youth clubs, young peoples health clinics, schools, and youth work partnerships. She set up a young mothers support group with Sure Start in Llanrwst and presently works at the Open Awards Center with yong people participating in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. Rosie has also gained an MA in Community Development at Bangor University. She has been the Chair of Golygfa Gwydyr since it was constituted in 2004. Rosie is currently delivering the Youth Volunteering projects, and facilitates the community-led clubs including Chat’n’Craft, Cook and Eat, Community Gardening, Movie Nights, and Camcrwst Productions. Rosie is also representing Golygfa Gwydyr on the Seeds of the Future European Project.
Originally from the Midwest USA, Liz moved to London in 1984. After a successful career in music, she went into publishing taking a position as Associate Editor writing for a design company producing programmes for events on the PGA European Tour. She then took a position with a design company,well known for its clients’ high environmental concience where she was introduced to the concept of organisations for social change.
Liz and her family moved to North Wales in 2003 and became involved as a director with Golgfa Gwydyr. Liz regularly performs in the Labyrinth productions and stages family events such as The Fairy Tale Picnic, Celtic Drumming and is currently developing Golygfa Gwydyr’s Community Tourism project showcasing the Conwy Valley. Liz is also a support worker for Conwy Children’s and Families Service specialising in working with children with special needs.