The SASC Board

The SASC Board

The remit of SASC and its elected officers was first established in the Memorandum of the Association (2008, amended 2014) and the Articles of the Association (2009, amended 2014).

The current committee comprises the following representatives:

Chair: Lynn Greenwold OBE
Acting Vice Chair: Caroline Holden
Financial Director: Julia Kender


Independent Representatives:

  • Kate Blundell MSc, MA (SpLD), BSc (Hons), PGCE, MBPsS, FHEA, FSET, FDG (APC), PPM, AMBDA, AMBDA FE/HE
  • Helen Duncan PhD, MSc, PGCE, PG Dip (SpLD), BA (Hons), AMBDA: Senior Neurodiversity Adviser at the University of Cambridge
  • Caroline Holden B.Sc (Hons) QTS, MA, OCR PG Dip (SpLD): SASC Assessment Issues Co-ordinator
  • Julia Kender MA (SpLD), BA Hons, QTS, APC: SASC Finance Director and STEC Committee Member
  • Katherine Kindersley BA (Hons), PGCE, OCR PG Dip (SpLD), AMBDA
  • Michelle Luciano BPsych (Hons),PhD
  • Jennifer McDermott BA (Hons), PGCE, PG Dip (SpLD), PPM, AMBDA, APC: Patoss Lecturer and Mentor
  • Dr Mark Turner: Educational Psychologist and Managing Director Real Group Ltd


  • Hannah Farndon MSc, BSc (Hons), GMBPSs: British Psychological Society (BPS) Observer
  • Denise Thornton: Psychologist, Association of Child and Independent Psychologists in Private Practice (ACHiPP) Observer
  • Lynn Lovell MA (SpLD), AMBDA, AMBDAD, APC, APS