The executive committee is an elected representative body. Its members are all experienced professionals who have gained knowledge of hospice volunteer management, and are currently working in organisations that provide palliative care services. Committee work is an addition to their normal employment and requires attendance at a minimum of six meetings a year.
The committee is responsible for the management of the association, the maintaining and updating of the AVSM constitution, terms of reference, business and strategic planning. Minutes of all committee activity and meetings held are available in the Executive Committee Meetings section in the Members Area.
Carole Snow, Chair & Membership Secretary
Volunteer Services Manager
Wirral Hospice St John’s
Katherine Perrin, Deputy Chair
Volunteering Development Manager
St Catherine’s Hospice
Therisa Thompson, Secretary
Dove House Hospice
Keelan Early, Treasurer
Volunteer Services Coordinator
Claire House Children’s Hospice
Jennifer Bird, Regional Development Forum Chair
Head of Volunteering
Gillian Austin, Member (Conference)
Voluntary Services Coordinator
The Hospice of St Francis
Emma Bell, Member (Conference)
St Nicholas Hospice Care
Stephen Dale, Member (Website)
Head of Volunteer Services
Dorothy House Hospice Care
Phillipa Huxtable, Member (Strategy)
Head of Voluntary Services
How to Get Involved?
Executive Committee members can be co-opted on to the board at any time during the year and will officially stand for election at the Annual Conference. If you are interested in finding out more about the Executive Committee or would be interested in joining the team, then please contact us.