Ms Pamela Woods (Chair of Audit & Governance Committee)
Appointed By: Secretary of State for the Environment
Address: Swallow's Rest, Dry Lane, Christow, Exeter, EX6 7PH
Telephone: (01647) 253051
Committees and Panels:
National Park Authority; Development Management Committee; Chairman's Advisory Group; Planning and Sustainable Development Working Panel; Standards Sub-Committee; Audit & Governance Committee; Landscape Partnership - Moor Than Meets The Eye Project Board; Local Plan Steering Group
Pamela worked for many years as a senior manager with a leading national charity and subsequently ran her own consultancy, working with national, regional and local not-for-profit, public and private organisations, carrying out management and strategic planning reviews and advising on constitutional and governance issues. She has also served on a number of local and regional Committees and was formerly an independent member of the Authority’s Standards Committee. Pamela holds an honours degree in Law from the University of Warwick and was, until her recent retirement, a Member of the Institute of Leadership and Management. Pamela has lived in the Dartmoor National Park for 26 years and enjoys gardening and allotmenteering, bird watching and walking. She strongly supports the view that, within National Parks, conservation of their unique character should be balanced with the day-to-day needs of people who live and work there.