We currently have seven Directors who all provide their services to us as volunteers. Directors are elected at our Annual General Meetings by our members and serve for three years.
Founder of Verulam Community Radio in 1991 and Chairman since the company was formed in 1993. Long standing member of Community Radio Association (now Community Media Association), including over 10 years as National Council member (Director). Responsible for management and administration of the company and grant fund raising.
Retired lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Hertfordshire since 2006. Interests in Theatre, Film, Music and Politics. Arts Correspondent and reporter on general matters for Radio Verulam since August 2007.
Diana lives in St. Albans with her husband. She worked as a chiropodist and then after many years on dialysis she had a kidney transplant and retrained in computers. She then taught internet courses in local colleges. She was introduced to Radio Verulam by Elspeth Jackman and took over News from the Churches from her. She has researched and presented this live slot during “Verulam in the Morning" since 2009. She attends a church in St. Albans. She became a director of Radio Verulam in 2013.
Having worked as a broadcaster for over 25 years, Energy is almost certainly our most experienced radio presenter on the team. He brings to the board his knowledge of the radio industry from such stations as Capital Radio, Radio Caroline and BBC Local Radio. In recent years Energy’s interest has turned to how we can create a better world and live our lives to the full and he now interviews a diverse range of inspiring guests and on his weekly radio show ‘Inspired Talk’. Energy also volunteers for a charity supporting young children and his other interests include playing piano and guitar, photographic art and swimming. Energy lives in Hemel Hempstead.
Ian lives in St Albans and worked for London Underground for 41 years. He is the Chair of the Saints City Trust. He is a volunteer for Oxfam as well as for Radio Verulam, where he is a Studio Assistant for Danny Smith and also assists Elspeth Jackman with the diary for her show Tracks Of Your Life. In addtion Ian is the football correspondent on Dereck Staines Solid Gold Music Show, and helps arrange guests for the show.
Phil Richards Wall is one of the founder directors of Radio Verulam. He is a part time Teacher in Hertfordshire schools in music technology, media studies and music ; also runs entertainment agency specialising in small discos, childrens’ parties and PA systems for outside events and conferences as well as small scale stage performances.