RALPH RUDDEN - INTERIM CHAIR PERSON -Ralph has lived in Sale for nearly 50 years, during and has been involved with the community sector for over 20 years this includes 2001-2011 Board member of  Irwell Valley Housing Association 2002-2008 Chair Trafford Neighbourhood Partnership 2006-Ongoing Chair Sale West & Ashton partnership 2006-Ongoing Board member V.C.A.T last 4 years as Chair Ralph also sits on Traffords’ partnerships executive representing Communities.

 LIAM CUNNANE -  Liam is a long term Service User with New Forward and has become a volunteer worker. He not only runs an open drop in on a Thursday but also a successful Men’s Group that meets each Friday. He brings a Service User perspective to the board.  

CAROLINE HELLEWELL - Caroline comes from a University teaching background and therefore has good communication skills. She currently delivers training in Mental Health awareness to professionals. She is also a Chair of the Patients Council that meets at Moorside Unit at Trafford General Hospital. She also sits on a research consultation group at Manchester University. 

 VICTOR HOLDING - TREASURER/COMPANY SECRETARY/DIRECTOR Victor is a retired Bank Manager with 40 years experience in Banking. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. Accountancy trained. He has more than 20 years of experience as both a volunteer and treasurer of a number of Mental Health charities.

 MALCOLM WALTON Malcolm Walton is a Service User and a trained volunteer with Mental Health charities. He has attended various courses like counselling, computers etc. He again brings a Service User perspective to the board.