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New board members announced!

Following on from Sound Sense AGM, held in York on 22 November, we are pleased to announce five newly elected board members;Sarah Fisher, Simon Glenister, Zoe Konez, Tim Palmer and Marina Perryman. A very warm welcome to you all!

This years AGM brought plenty of change, as Sam Dunkley, a member of the Sound Sense Board for a full seven years, and chair for the last three, stepped down. We would like to say a huge thank you to Sam for all his work and dedication over the years, and extend a warm welcome to Siggy Patchitt, who takes over as chair.

With the  new trustees taking up their places, we wave a fond farewell to Rachael Perrin, Xenia Horne, Bex Mather and Rebecca Denniff, who all step down this year. Thank you for hard work, dedication and contributions over the years.
You can meet the full board here

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