Llety Arall

The Team

Directors

Nine voluntary directors have been elected by Llety Arall members at the annual meeting on a 3-year rotation. These are the current directors...

Menna Machreth Jones

Menna Machreth Jones

Chair
Originally from Llanddarog, Carmarthenshire Menna has lived in Caernarfon for 7 years. She moved north to study for an MA and then a PhD in the Welsh language. She was chair of Cymdeithas yr Iaith and in that role she gained experience of leading campaigns and developing ideas about policies relating to the status of the Welsh language, education and communities. Menna now works for the Welsh Baptist Union. She has travelled extensively and believes that Caernarfon has a lot to offer the independent and cultural traveller.

Daniela Schlik

Daniela Schlik

Secretary
Dani is originally from Saxony in Germany, now lives in Bethesda. Having lived in Berlin for 15 years she moved to Wales in 2015 to learn Welsh. Since 2018 she has been working for Mentrau Iaith Cymru coordinating the Cymraeg Byd Busnes project which supports small businesses to develop their use of the Welsh language. Dani organises conversation sessions for Welsh learners in Bangor and other activities to support learners in the area.

Trystan Jones

Trystan Evans

Treasurer
Trystan lives in Caernarfon with his family. He has an MSc in Sustainable Environmental Management and has worked for over twenty years a local housing association in the construction and repair. He now works for Anglesey County Council and is responsible for developing and building new council houses. He has been treasurer of the Cylch Meithrin in Caernarfon, and is proud to volunteer and support local organisations. He wants to see Caernarfon flourish through the Welsh language.

Rhian Elin George

Rhian Elin George

Originally from Brynrefail, Rhian now lives in Caernarfon. She works for Gwynedd Council as a Community Support Officer, helping communities and local ventures to develop and realise different projects. She has been involved in many local committees over the years, including Gŵyl Arall festival which takes place in the centre of Caernarfon. She is keen to see the town flourish and to share what Caernarfon has to offer with visitors from around the world.

Walis Wyn George

Walis Wyn George

Originally from Carmarthenshire, Walis has lived in the Caernarfon area for thirty years. He spent most of his working life in housing, including twenty two years as chief executive of two housing associations providing affordable homes for local people, specialist support services and a range of community development initiatives. Walis has significant leadership experience and knowledge of good governance practices. He is passionate about maintaining Welsh communities and strongly believes in the contribution of social enterprises to economic regeneration.

Awen Schiavone

Awen Schiavone

Awen has lived in Caernarfon since 2018, having grown up in the Conwy Valley. She was a secondary teacher for three years, before spending two years lecturing at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland. She now works for the National Welsh Language Learning Centre, and manages activities that support the development of the language in the workplace. Awen spent periods traveling the world, particularly South East Asia and South America. Anwen is passionate about community projects, and wants to see tourism making a positive contribution to the local community.

Dewi Rowlands

Dewi Rowlands

Originally from Llanaelhaearn, Dewi studied a Civil and Structural Engineering at Cardiff University before starting his career at Mid Glamorgan County Council before moving back to the north. He was a director in Ynys Môn and Gwynedd councils. More recently he was Deputy Director in the Welsh Government with responsibility for Transport Strategy and Policy. He led on the publication of a New Path - Wales Transport Strategy 2021. He retired in June 2021 and now spends his time farming, and entertaining his grandchildren.

Selwyn Jones

Selwyn Jones

Selwyn is an architect and has run Pensel Cymunedol since 1996 and lived in the Caernarfon area since 1981. His company specialises in sustainable projects with work covering all types of community architectural projects. With Eirian James, his partner in Pensel, he has developed and managed properties in Stryd y Plas Caernarfon. Sel has been a member of several committees, Llety Arall is currently his priority.

Bethan Mair Williams

Bethan Mair

Bethan grew up in Zambia and Papua New Guinea spending 6 weeks every Christmas as a child in a Welsh primary school. As a result, she is interested in travel and languages. She now works as an independent speech and language therapist. Bethan has been part of the Llety Arall project since the beginning, and volunteered during the renovation period. The opportunity to be part of something that shows the best of Wales, our culture and language is something she is proud of.

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