Management Board

Carmarthen & District Youth Opera Management Board

President – Wyn Davies
Wyn became President in 2019 having been involved with the Company since 1985.
He is a retired County Council Finance Director.

Landline: 01267 236699
Mobile: 07968 379124

Chairman – Mike Rogers
Mike has been Chairman since 2005 and a Board Member since 1994
and is also our Treasurer. He is a retired Senior Local Government Officer.

Landline: 01267 233325
Mobile: 07880 504093

Secretary – Helen Hughes
Helen has been a member since 1980. She is our Secretary and Vice Chairman and a long-standing Board Member. She was previously a cast member of the company and official choreographer.
A retired HSBC Bank Official, Helen now works for a local property management Company.

Landline: 01267 233053
Mobile: 07889 286505

Board Member – Hazel Thorogood
Hazel was reappointed to the Board in 2019. She is a long-standing accompanist to the Company. Hazel previously worked for Nat West Bank but now works as Finance Officer for a major local company.

Landline: 01267 234174
Mobile: 07889 514680


Board Member – Sandra Rowlands
Sandra has been a Board Member since 2005. She is also a former Wardrobe Mistress to the company. She is currently employed as a HR and Finance Assistant with the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service.


Board Member – Ruth Lewis
Ruth was appointed to the Board in 2019 having been involved with the Company as parent volunteer for several years. She formerly worked for Barclays Bank as a Corporate Manager and now works as Practice Manager/Director for a local Solicitors Practice.

Mobile: 07971 353941


Past Presidents

G Wyn Rees 2005 – 2019

Anthony Jenkins 1985 – 2005

W Gordon H James 1984 – 1985


Past Vice Presidents

Wyn Davies 2000 – 2019                                     

Ian Bennett 1994 – 2000

Ellis George 1990 – 2004


Past Chairmen

David Evans 1985 – 2005

Owen Picton 1983 – 1985