TASC The Ambulance Staff Charity is governed by a Board of Trustees. The Board exercises responsibility for the overall strategic direction, governance and management of TASC. It delegates responsibility for the day-to-day running of TASC through the Executive Team. Members of the TASC Board of Trustees are listed below:
Meet our Trustees
Roy became Chairman of The Ambulance Services Charity (TASC) in August 2016, having previously been a Trustee and a Vice-Chairman of the Ambulance Service Benevolent Fund. Roy is also Chairman of the Audit and Finance Committee.
Prior to this, Roy was Chair of the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust from 2002 to 2006 and a Non-Executive Director of the Trust from December 1999. Director for Wales of the Community Fund (formerly the National Lottery Charities Board) from 1995 to 2002. Before that a Civil Servant working in the Department of Health and Social Security until joining the Welsh Office in 1985. Roy was head of various Agriculture branches in Cardiff and Mid-Wales, completing my civil service career as the Head of the Voluntary Sector branch.
Michael (Mik) joined the Ambulance Service Benevolent Fund as Treasurer in 2008 and became Treasurer of The Ambulance Services Charity (TASC) in October 2014 and is a member of the Executive and the Finance and Audit Committee of the charity.
Mik played a key part in the developments of the Charity in 2014/15 leading to the formation of TASC. Mik comes from a NHS background having held senior finance positions in Wales at both National and local health organisations over a 39 year career. His last role was the Director of Finance for the Welsh Ambulance Service.
Gordon became a Trustee of the Ambulance Service Benevolent Fund in 2009 and a member of the Executive Committee for the Ambulance Service Benevolent Fund in 2014.
He has been a member of the Executive Committee for The Ambulance Services Charity (TASC) since October 2014.
Gordon joined the formally known Hertfordshire Ambulance Service in 1964 as a Patient Transport Driver, he went on to served 34 years in the Beds & Herts Ambulance Service becoming Assistant Director of Operations, retiring in 1998. Gordon subsequently worked for a private Ambulance Service for 15 years.
Cliff was Chairman of TASC The Ambulance Services Charity from 2014 until August 2016, having previously been a Trustee on the Board of its predecessor, the Ambulance Service Benevolent Fund
Still practicing as a paramedic in Wales, Cliff has worked for the NHS Ambulance Service in both operational and senior management positions for over 35 years. Cliff has also been involved in special projects for both Health and other Government departments. He became interested in the ambulance service in 1974 through raising money for various local ambulance benevolent funds. Cliff is very proud to be supporting The Ambulance Services Charity.
Paul became a Trustee of The Ambulance Services Charity (TASC) in December 2015.
He is Deputy Senior Chaplain with South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Trust (SECAmb) having previously been a Chaplain with the former Kent Ambulance Trust since 1999.
Paul is an ordained Pentecostal Minister, holds a Master’s degree in Theology and is Pastor of Deal Pentecostal Church in Kent. He serves on the national Assemblies of God Professional Standards Team and is their Clerk of Appeals. Paul is also Chairman of the Churches Together in Deal and has ministered worldwide including Albania, Latvia, Philippines, Zambia and Zimbabwe. He also takes an active interest in Country Sports having previously had a career in that field.
Daniel became a Trustee for TASC The Ambulance Services Charity in September 2015. He is a representive of the independent ambulance sector on the Board.
Before starting his own independent Ambulance Service X9, Daniel worked in and for the NHS, as well as blue chip private companies. Daniel is a qualified Emergency Medical Technician and is committed to training and service quality.
He also owns a residential care home and has particular expertise in the needs of the elderly and is a champion of patient choice and Dignity in Care.
Gerry re-joined the Board of Trustees in early 2017 after a 2-year break.
He started his career as a construction engineer in the 1970’s.
After being made redundant in the early 1980’s he joined Essex Ambulance Service as a trainee technician, working out of Harlow Ambulance station. By 1986 he was a Leading Ambulance man at Waltham Abbey, transferring to Stansted station in 1991.
It was at this time he was introduced to the Ambulance Service Benevolent Fund, by a colleague. He went on to become a Trustee of in 1996, the year he qualified as a paramedic, qualified as an NHS Tutor and became an Assistant Divisional Commander/Ambulance Liaison Officer at Alderbrook’s Hospital Cambridge.
He managed many PTS contracts and later became Control Manager and Clinical Operations Manager before taking early retirement in 2009.
He says he was pleased to be asked to re-join the new incarnation of the ASBF as TASC and looks forward to helping the Charity develop further into its nationwide role.
Sue Noyes was appointed as a Trustee at TASC in 2016, following a twenty five year career in the NHS, most latterly as Chief Executive of East Midlands Ambulance Service. Her achievements at EMAS included the establishment of wellbeing support mechanisms ; and improvements in the staff survey results during her period at the helm.
Sue is now focussing on her portfolio career - building her coaching and mentoring business ; her work as Chair of Safeline, Warwick ; and her role as Lay Member for Patient and Public Involvement at South Warwickshire CCG. She is also a qualified accountant and member of ICAEW ; and she lives in Warwick
Carl has 40 years’ experience with the Ambulance Service. Having worked for West Midlands Ambulance Service in various roles and finally being the CBRN Operations Manager until he took early retirement in November 2012. His retirement was short lived and he returned undertaking special projects for the Trust until finally finishing in November 2016. He qualified as an Extended Trained Ambulanceman(Paramedic) in 1986. Carl has been an avid support of the Ambulance Services Benevolent Fund and thus followed in him becoming a Trustee and member of the board of the Ambulance Staff Charity. Carl has been involved in the Biennial memorial service that takes place at the National Memorial Arboretum on several occasions. He is also the Ambulance Services Co-ordinator for the Remembrance Day Parade at the Cenotaph Whitehall, a role he is very proud to undertake, pleased and thankful of the support TASC provide for this event. Carl is a supporter of a number of other charities, West Midlands Careteam, Trauma Care UK and the Ambulance Service Institute.