Alison Noble was co-opted as a Trustee in 2018 and subsequently elected at the 2018 AGM (term ends 2023). She has taken over the role of membership secretary from Alan Williams. Born and brought up in Wales, she first became involved with the world of birds when she joined the staff of the RSPB at The Lodge. After raising a family, she worked as Head of Administrations at Sussex Wildlife Trust and later as a grants manager at Brighton & Hove City Council. When her husband, Keith (WOS Trustee) retired they moved to Wales and she became Volunteer Membership Secretary for Brecknock Wildlife Trust for some years before concentrating on her other interest of local history.