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BAAT Council & Honorary Positions

Below is a list of the BAAT Council Officers elected for 2014 and their area of interest. To contact BAAT Council Officers, please email

Tim Wright:                  Chair - Mental Health Services for Adults

Nicki Power :                Vice-Chair -  Learning Disabilities and Schwartz Rounds

Simon Richardson:      Honorary Secretary - Homelessness   

Dr Liz Ashby:               Learning Disabilities

Dr Susan Carr:             IJAT & Newsbriefing                               

Emer Douglas:             Education and Digital Media

Claire Louise Leyland: Education and Networking with employers & funders

Jayne McConkey:        Regional Group Network Coordinator 

Dylis Pugh:                  Wales   

Michael Scott:              Private practice                                      

Dr Caryl Sibbett:           Northern Ireland 

Frances Walton:           NHS and private practice  

Richard Whittaker:        Research & Art Therapy Practice Research Network             

Ami Woods:                  Service Users Involvement - Learning Disabilities


Also attending BAAT Council meetings:

Joan Woddis:                  Vice - President

Dr Val Huet:                    Chief Executive Officer

Alex McDonald:              Senior Communications & CPD Commissioning Officer


Honorary Positions:

President:                    Professor Diane Waller, OBE.

Vice-President:           Joan Woddis


Research Officer:

Dr Sue Holttum