Rosemary Stokes, Chairman Emeritis
Rosemary Stokes has been a member of Voice’s Council since 2007.
Born in Somerset, Rosemary Stokes trained as a teacher at Portsmouth and worked as a biology teacher in secondary schools in Hampshire, Kent and Leicestershire until the birth of her daughter in 1975. Following full-time motherhood, she became a supply teacher, covering posts in all phases – "an invaluable experience".
In 1987 she joined the staff of Ash Field School, Leicester, for pupils with sensory and physical disabilities, where she was Assistant Headteacher until retirement in 2007.