David Chantler YSS trusteeDavid was appointed Chair in November 2018, having previously served as a trustee since April 2015 following his early retirement from the probation service. He was the longest serving Chief Probation Officer in the country, and had been chief in West Mercia from its formation in 2001 until its closure in 2014. David was awarded an OBE in 2014 for services to probation and in particular its partnership working. David was also Chair of Vestia Community Trust, the community development arm of a local housing association and a Trustee of Care Farming UK.