Alan Sutherland joins Dance Woking as new chair

CEO of University of Surrey Students Union, Alan Sutherland, joins Dance Woking as the new Chair, he takes over from Louisa Bartlett-Pestell (Director of Programming Arts Depot, London) who resigned from Dance Woking at September’s Board meeting following a very successful 3 year tenure as a Trustee and Chair. Whilst Louisa will be greatly missed Alan joins Dance Woking along with four other new Trustees.

“I am honoured and delighted to be succeeding Louisa as the new Chair for Dance Woking. This is an energetic and dynamic charity which is providing a fantastic community resource for Woking and Surrey in making dance accessible to all. I am really looking forward to working with Sam and everyone else involved in Dance Woking over the next few years as we continue to welcome more of the community to our amazing activities”

Joining Alan on the Board is Chase Demmers (Educational Programme Development and Training Executive – Stagecoach Performing Arts Worldwide), Carla Kingham (Marketing Manager,Polka Theatre), Ross Carter (Targeted Youth Support worker) and Karen Robinson (Head of Learning and Standards for Creative Arts at Guildford College); for more details about Dance Woking’s dynamic and highly skilled Board go to: