The Wilverley Association is a registered charity governed by a Board of Trustees.

If you are interested in joining our team as a Trustee and have relevant skills, knowledge or experience to contribute then we would love to hear from you. Please email

Below is a profile for each of our Trustees.

Joanne Husband
Chair of the Trustee Board

Jo’s career has been in nursing, training as a State Registered Nurse, then Midwife before becoming a Ward Sister in a London Teaching Hospital. Moving to Hampshire Jo became a Matron of a private hospital and nursing home. Since retirement Jo helped set up Friends of Wisteria Surgery, joined the Brockcare team as a pastoral visitor as well as helping in their community services. In her leisure time she enjoys sailing and is an avid listener to Radio 4.

Paul Stafford

After graduating with a degree in economics and qualifying as an accountant, Paul followed a career in finance. On leaving the role of Director of Finance in a Hampshire Health Authority, he became a management consultant, collaborating with ex private sector colleagues to establish a large health finance and information practice. After early semi-retirement, Paul co-founded a charity in Africa. Now fully retired, he has returned to oil painting for relaxation.

Jean Burke

Jean has a Graduate Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy and is a member of the UK Council for Psychotherapy and a Registered Psychotherapeutic Counsellor. Jean has her own consulting business in Brockenhurst which also includes the provision of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Sally Hamilton

Sally started out as a Cadet Nurse at the age of 16 and since then, has spent all her professional life working in Health and Social Care. This has spanned, working as a qualified learning disability nurse on NHS wards, working as a Practice Manager with Lincolnshire Social Services overseeing all LCC residential, day care services and community supported living services, through to Registered Manager roles in high acuity learning disability homes, General Manager for a private learning disability provider and latterly, working as a Management Consultant in Health and Social Care.

Alex Bett

Alex is now semi-retired, but her career spans some 30 years across a variety of functions within a software engineering / IT Project Management capacity. Alex was involved in many transformational and improvement roles. Alex currently supports her daughter’s horse stabling business, hence semi-retired, working in the background and carrying out many maintenance jobs around the stables. When not supporting the stables, Alex helps other family members with babysitting, maintaining a large garden and enjoying the Solent.