Clare Ryland was elected as a trustee at the 2020 AGM and has taken over the role of WOS Secretary. Originally from Swansea she moved back to Wales via Fiji and London and now lives in Fishguard. She has been birding all her life, first as a member of the YOC, then RSPB and a long-term volunteer for the BTO. When living in London she volunteered for the London Wildlife Trust and was a trustee of HCGA, an environmental charity based in Hammersmith. She now volunteers at Dyffryn Fernant Garden just outside Fishguard.