Our Volunteer Trustees

Our Volunteer Trustees provide the backbone of our organisation, and whose input is vital for the ongoing management of Swim Narberth. 


Chris Walters
Chairman of Pool & Trustee's

Chris joined SwimNarberth in the summer of 2020 not long after the Start of COVID-19 and was recently appointed Chairman of the Pool & Trustees in March 2021 following the resignation and retirement of Sue Rees.

Chris works full time in the Oil & Gas Industry as an Administrator but also deal's with Industry ISO Audits & Health & Safety. 

Chris is also a Past Mayor of Narberth, Serving as Deputy Mayor 2018-2019 and Mayor of two terms 2019-2021,


Chris is also chairman of Narberth Civic Week and continues to be an active community Town Councillor.


Martin James
Deputy Chairman & Trustee

Martin joined SwimNarberth in the summer of 2020 not long after the Start of COVID-19 and is the driving force behind our new Swimming Teachers and Staff.

Martin has worked in the Leisure industry the majority of his life and used to own his own Health Club in Kilgetty.

Martin has been a swimming teacher since 1977 and was appointed as a Tutor with the ASA in 1986.  He has tutored all over wales for many years and after a Gap re-trained as a Tutor with Swim Wales in 2009

Martin is also a keen photographer, blogger and dog walker and loves spending time with his Wife & Family


Prof. Keith Cash

Keith has worked in the medical industry for many years.


Some of his titles include Professor of Public Health Practice at Kuwait University, Dean and Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery at The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. Professor of Nursing at American University of Beirut and Professor of Nursing at Leeds Metropolitan University.

Keith joined SwimNarberth back in March 2021 after a search for more trustee's to join the team.  

Keith currently acts as the Secretary of the Board of Trustee's taking minutes and deals with any grant funding.


Ruth Barnes

Ruth has been involved since the very beginning. Ruth fought to save the pool back in 2005 and was very successful in doing so.

Ruth is a keen fundraiser, volunteer and all-around asset to SwimNarberth. 

Ruth is an active member of the Community being a Town Councillor but you will find Ruth mainly at the Paul Satori shop in Narberth where ruth has worked for many years.