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A warm welcome for new appointments to BASW Council

Members have elected two new Directors and a Treasurer

Left to right: Ann Moir, Annie Ho and Lesley Best

We are delighted to announce that BASW members have elected two new director appointments to BASW Council and a new BASW Treasurer.

Ann Moir has been elected as BASW Treasurer, while Annie Ho and Lesley Best will be joining as Directors of BASW Council. 

Ann said: “I am delighted to be elected to serve as honorary treasurer for BASW. I have some big shoes to fill, and am excited for the opportunity of working alongside the other honorary officers to contribute to the interests, goals, and aspirations of the organisation.”

Ann will be taking up office after the BASW Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 15 September 2021 and follows in the footsteps of Jon Dudley who is current BASW Treasurer.

Annie Ho, one of the new Directors in the BASW Council, said: “I am looking forward to contributing to the work of BASW Council, and am committed to working with others to drive social work values and best practice, promote the profession and make a positive difference to the lives of people we work with.”

Lesley Best, who will be joining Annie as a BASW Council Director, said: “I am honoured to be selected for the Council and looking forward to making a  contribution to significant discussions and decisions over the next two years.”

Following the announcement of result of Council election for Elected Directors and Treasurer, all will take up office at the conclusion of the 2021 BASW AGM on 15 September.

Gerry Nosowska, BASW chair, said: "On behalf of BASW Council I am delighted to welcome Ann, Annie and Lesley.  We are thrilled to have their expertise and commitment on Council.

“BASW is strong because of its members, and we are grateful to everyone who contributes across the organisation. I want to say a particular thank you to Jon Dudley who has supported us so steadfastly as BASW Treasurer.”