Dr Sally Rees, Chair

has a national role in Wales’s third sector, particularly in health and social care, and is a long-standing supporter of FTWW. Sally has a wealth of experience to bring to the organisation, her main role being the National Third Sector Health and Social Care Co-ordinator at WCVA  (Wales Council for Voluntary Action) working within the context of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act, 2014 and ‘A Healthier Wales’.

Tami Rolls, Treasurer

has worked for over 25 years as a senior finance professional, both in the UK and USA. Most of Tami’s career has been within the public health sector, inlcuding her role as Interim Finance Director of Public Health Wales (PHW). Tami has been a member of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre on Investment for Health and Well-being, and has recently completed a Masters in Public Health.  Now at the University of South Wales, Tami manages health education contracts and police apprenticeships.

I am passionate about women’s equality and empowerment, not least because I have two adult daughters.”

Julie Ann Richards, Trustee

Based in south east Wales, Julie has a twenty-year background in strategic communications in the public and private sector. She’s a passionate advocate for equality for women and girls, an ‘Ask Me Ambassador’ and ‘Expert by Experience’ for Welsh Women’s Aid, and holds memberships with several women’s rights groups in Wales and the UK.

I hope to bring my strategic communications expertise and understanding of  the Well-being of Future Generations Act and Violence Against Women Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Act to my work with FTWW.

Willow Holloway, Trustee

Previously a key worker for adults with autism and learning difficulties, Willow has vast experience in supporting disabled children and adults. Willow has delivered consultation events, workshops and training for North Wales Police, and has an extensive knowledge of autism from both a professional and personal perspective. Willow’s roles include Founder of The Autistic Women’s Empowerment Project , Vice Chair –Disability Wales, and Welsh Representative and Chair of Autistic UK.

Louise Evans, Trustee

Based in North Wales.

Jon Stevens, Trustee

has worked in a range of roles within the public and third sector over the course of his career.  In recent years he has worked extensively in the Advocacy sector, supporting individuals with diverse needs and issues, in a range of health and social care settings.  Having stepped into management, Jon has been responsible for the development and delivery of a number of Advocacy projects across North Wales, and maintains an active caseload providing direct advocacy support.  Jon is currently the CEO of North Wales Advice and Advocacy Association.   

Dee, a white woman with shoulder length dark curly hair, is smiling at the camera.

Dee Montague-Coast, Engagement Officer

Following a long career in marketing and PR, Dee joined FTWW as Engagement Officer in 2021, having previously volunteered for the charity and benefitted from its peer support during her long battle to be diagnosed with endometriosis. She is currently the charity’s only paid employee, liaising with volunteers, stakeholders and partner organisations to ensure patient voices are heard.

Dee is a queer and disabled feminist who is passionate about inclusivity and equity. She is also studying an MA in Creative Writing at Cardiff Metropolitan University, where she writes about disability and ableism, bereavement, loss and grief. Despite her lived experience of all of that, Dee is a happy and positive cheerleader who aims to change the world (or at least part of it), and believes that her dream job with FTWW offers her the perfect opportunity to do so.