The Association of Safeguarding Partners Welcomes Alison Cutler as New Chair of Trustees
The Association of Safeguarding Partners (TASP), a charitable Membership Association dedicated to promoting the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people, is delighted to announce the appointment of Alison Cutler as its new Chair of Trustees, effective January 24th, 2024. Alison, currently serving as the Partnership Development Manager for the Surrey Safeguarding Children Partnership, brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in leadership and collaboration across multiple Safeguarding Boards/Partnerships.
Alison has been an integral part of TASP since its inception, actively contributing as an Advisory Group member, Business Manager network facilitator, and Trustee. Her extensive experience means she understand the challenges facing partnerships and how TASP may best support them.
Expressing her enthusiasm for the new role, Alison stated, “I am passionate about partnership working and the value of TASP. I am proud to be able to lead TASP onto the next stage of development utilizing my skills and experience. My vision is to continue to raise the profile of TASP as a national partner and strengthen its membership base.”
Alison’s appointment comes following the retirement of Richard Burrows, who dedicated his tenure to the growth and success of TASP. The role of Chair of Trustees at TASP is a voluntary position, highlighting the commitment of individuals like Alison to the promotion of safeguarding principles.
The Trustee Board officially appointed Alison on January 24th, 2024, recognizing her dedication and vision for the future. Under her leadership, TASP aims to enhance its national presence and further strengthen its footprint.