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A special message to all members of St John Cymru Wales from the new Prior for Wales

17th June 2017

Today we welcome a new Prior, Sir Paul Williams, to St John Cymru Wales. Sir Paul will be installed at the Annual Investiture in Llandaff Cathedral.

In a special message to St John members, Sir Paul commented:

"It is a great honour and privilege to be invested as the next Prior for the Priory for Wales.

"I am acutely aware of the substantial responsibilities which are attached to this role.

"Working with a new Board of Trustees, Chairs of St. John Councils, County Commissioners and our staff my emphasis will be to concentrate on delivering our core charitable activities and supporting and growing our volunteers. By fully embracing the principle of ‘One St. John,’ our aim must be to develop a strong, sustainable and vibrant organisation. Our commercial operations and combined fund raising efforts are focused on ensuring St John Cymru Wales remains and grows as Wales’ leading first aid charity – teaching and delivering lifesaving skills and providing our young people in local communities across Wales with lifelong skills and a commitment to making people’s lives safer and better.

"You can be assured that I will do my utmost to fulfil my obligations as your Prior and to work tirelessly to make the Charity even stronger as we enter our centenary year and celebration in 2018.

"During my planned visits in my first year I look forward to meeting you and above all listening to what you have to say so we can share an understanding of the issues and pursue a common purpose and vision for the future.

"Finally, I would wish to thank Mr. Dan Clayton Jones, OBE, KStJ, TD, DL for all he has done for the Priory over the last six years."

Sir Paul Williams OBE, KStJ, DL
Prior for Wales

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