The Nant Gwrtheyrn Trust has up to 11 Directors who are volunteers and meet on a quarterly basis to review the activities of the organisation. The Directors are currently:1) Dr Carl Iwan Clowes MMLOR FFPH- Founder
Founder of Ymddiriedolaeth Nant Gwrtheyrn (Trust) in 1978 when he was a medical practitioner in the Bro`r Eifl area. Chairman during the formative period and now President of the trust. He was the Founder Chair of Antur Aelhaearn, the first community cooperative in Britain in 1974. He was also the Founder Chair, Dolen Cymru, the special country to country link between Wales and Lesotho established in 1985. Now the organisation`s Life President and Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of Lesotho in Wales. In 2009, he was awarded with the country`s highest civilian honour as a Member of the Most Loyal Order of Ramatseatsana. A member of the Gorsedd of Bards of the National Eisteddfod of Wales when he was made a member of the Druidic Order for services "locally, nationally and internationally".
He retains an interest in his medical speciality, namely `public health` and has been honoured as a Fellow in Public Health of the Royal College of Physicians. He is currently a Board member of Public Health Wales.
2) Jeff Williams Jones – Chair
Jeff Williams – Jones is a consultant and trainer in managerial skills. He established his consultancy company in 2003 and has 20 years of experience in the business of importing and distributing. He became a member of the Trust over ten years ago and was appointed Chairman in 2007. He lives in Paradwys on the Isle of Anglesey with his partner Nona.
3) Huw Jones - Vice-Chair
Huw Jones was the Chief Executive of S4C between 1994-2005. During the previous 25 years, he co-founded Barcud, the TV facilities company based in Caernarfon, Teledu’r Tir Glas and Sain Record Company. At present Huw is the Chairman of Portmeirion Cyf; is Vice-Chairman of the Wales Employment and Skills Board (WESB), a member of The Welsh Language Board and Chairman of “Cyfle”, a training company for the Creative Media Industries. He lives in Llandwrog, Gwynedd.
4) Phyllis Ellis - Secretary
Phyllis Ellis is a retired School Headmistress and has also worked as a Research Officer for Dafydd Wigley M.P. She is the Chairperson of the Cefn organization, the Chairperson of Llanddeiniolen Community Council, she’s a member of the governors of Penisarwaun school and the Chairperson of Management Committee of Penisarwaun Hall. As well as being a member of the National Eisteddfod Council, she was the Vice Chairperson of the Learners Committee of the National Eisteddfod in 2005 and is currently the Chairperson of the Penisarwaun Appeal Committee towards the Urdd Eisteddfod of 2011. Phyllis has been a member of the Nant Gwrtheyrn trustees since 1990.
5) Clive Wolfendale - Treasurer
Clive Wolfendale joined the Board of Nant Gwrtheyrn in 2003, having attended the Centre in the course of his Welsh language studies. He was appointed Chief Executive of CAIS, the Wales Substance Misuse charity, in September 2009 following his retirement as Acting Chief Constable of North Wales Police. He is a Board member of the Wales Council for Voluntary Action, Chair of the North Wales Alcohol Harm Reduction Forum and a Director and Company Secretary of Drug & Alcohol Charities Wales. He is a keen amateur musician and Musical Director of Llandudno Town Band.
6) Dr Adrian Price
Dr Adrian Price works as the Director of Teaching specializing in Welsh for Adults at Cardiff University.
7) Phyl Brake
Phyl Brake works for Aberystwyth University, leading the research programme of the Mid Wales Welsh for Adults Centre. Over the years he has written many textbooks for Welsh learners at every level – from courses for complete beginners to proficiency courses for first language Welsh speakers, but Linguistics, especially Socio-linguistics, is his chief interest.
8) Liz Saville Roberts
Liz Saville Roberts is the Director of The Sgiliaith Centre, which promotes the Welsh language and offers support on bilingualism to schools and colleges throughout Wales. She is also a County Councillor on Gwynedd Council. Originally from London, she learned Welsh while following a degree course in Celtic languages. Liz and her family live in Morfa Nefyn and she attended a language course in the Nant in November 1983 – when there was neither an electricity supply nor a road down to the village.
9) Berwyn Evans
Mae Berwyn Evans yn adeiladydd; wedi graddio gyda’r Chartered Institute of Building. Ar ôl troi’n ddeugain oed, dechreuodd astudio gyda’r Brifysgol Agored gan ennill gradd chwe mlynedd yn ddiweddarach. Mae Berwyn wedi bod yn ymddiriedolwr er y dyddiau cynnar atgyweirio’r pentref. Er y bu bwlch yn ei amser fel Ymddiriedolwr, ail ymunodd tair blynedd yn ôl a mae wedi ymgymryd â’r swydd o Glerc y Gwaith tros gyfnod ail adnewyddu diweddaraf. Mae’r Nant yn curo yn agos iawn at ei galon.
10) Gareth Jones
Gareth Jones returned to the Third Assembly as Member for the new seat of Aberconwy in 2007, having been the Member for Conwy in the First National Assembly from 1999 to 2003. During his career he has held several posts; he was spokesman and Shadow Minister for Education, and Chair of the Education Committee. Gareth is currently the Chair of the Assembly's Enterprise and Learning Committee and also sits on Legislation Committee No.2. A former Head teacher and Education Consultant, Gareth's political interests include education, social justice and the Welsh Language. In his spare time he enjoys golf.