National Pensioners Convention Wales
Confensiwn Pensiynwyr Cenedlaethol Cymru
Below is a list of the members of the Executive Committee.
Phyllis Preece - Chair
Phyllis is a delegate from Unite Retired Members Cardiff Branch. She represents NPC Wales on Pensioners Forum Wales and Age Cymru's Consultative Forum. She is also a member of the Cardiff 50+ Forum, who she represents on the Cymru Older People's Alliance.
Colin Richards - Vice Chair
Colin is a delegate from the National Association of Retired Firefighters Gwent. He is also a member of Pensioners Forum Wales, representing his union, and attends Age Cymru's Consultative Forum meetings.
Shirley Whitman - Secretary
Shirley has been an NPC Wales delegate to Pensioners Forum Wales and the Welsh Senate of Older People, as well as still attending Age Cymru's Consultative Forum. Shirley is responsible for writing and editing Dragonspeech, NPC Wales' newsletter.
Melvena Richards - Treasurer
Melvena is the newest officer, elected to Treasurer in 2018. She represents Unison Cardiff and Vale Health Retired Members Group.
Richard is a delegate from the National Association of Retired Police Officers London Branch.
Joan is the newest member of the Executive Committee, elected in 2018. She represents the Communication Workers Union Wales.
Gareth is a delegate from the Public and Commercial Services Union Associate and Retired Members. He represents NPC Wales on Pensioners Forum Wales.
Dereck is a member of Unite Swansea Branch. He is the NPC Wales delegate to the Welsh Senate of Older People.
Margaret is also a delegate from the National Association of Retired Firefighters Gwent. She served as Treasurer for many years. Margaret also represents her union on the Pensioners Forum Wales.
Raymond is a member of Unite Swansea. He is an NPC Wales delegate on Pensioners Forum Wales and previously represented the organisation on the Welsh Senate of Older People. He also attends age Cymru Consultative Forum meetings.
Organisations represented by delegates to the Full Council include:
50+ Forum Pontypool
Cardiff 50+ Forum
Cardiff Council Branch Unison Retired Members
Civil Service Pensioners Alliance
Cwmbran 50+ Forum
Gwent Retired Firefighters Association
North Wales Coast NUJ
PCS ARMs Wales
Pensioners Forum Wales
Unison ABM Healthcare Branch
Unison Cardiff and the Vale Health Retired Members Group
Unite Retired Members Cardiff Branch
Unite Swansea Area Retired Members
Vale Housing Fedration Information Point
Affiliated groups can nominate delegates to attend NPC Wales Full Council meetings, which are held four times a year.
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