WASCO Council Members

Chair: vacancy

Secretary: Jacqui Janssen  (tel. 01437-781326 email)

Jacqui trained as a Geography teacher while simultaneously working at Utrecht University, lastly as director of the faculty of Philosophy. She left her university career to work as an independent management consultant. In 1998 she moved from the Netherlands to Pembrokeshire - to escape the rat race and in search of the good life - to run Rosemoor Country Cottages and Nature Reserve, together with her husband Jan. Rosemoor is an old Victorian property in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, with nine holiday cottages on site, and has its own 27 acre nature reserve. Since starting, Jacqui and Jan have taken Rosemoor into the 21st century with special emphasis on environmentally friendly practices. Previous Rosemoor owner John Lloyd was one of the founding members of WASCO so she follows in his illustrious footsteps.

Treasurer and Membership: Clare Hallett  (tel. 01437-710440 email)

Clare Hallett moved to Pembrokeshire in 1975 and opened and ran Keeston Kitchen restaurant, with her husband, Phil, until 2010. In 1988, they opened their first self-catering cottages, which have now become Keeston Hill Cottages. She has been a member of WASCO since its inception in 1995.

Regional Contacts:

Powys: George Johnson  (email)

George and his family run Trallwm Forest Cottages, set in the heart of Mid-Wales, 10 miles from Llyn Brianne Reservoir.

Lleyn: Anwen Jones (tel. 01758-720047 email)

Anwen runs four cottages near Criccieth and is a current member of Premier Cottages and Farm Stay. She is also a committee member on the Gwynedd Council Tourism Marketing Area Partnership for Snowdonia Mountains & Coast, and a past board member of Tourism Partnership North Wales. 

Gwynedd: Greg Handler (tel. 01286-871097 email)

Greg runs Glan-y-Bala holidays, together with his wife Sandy. Glan-y-Bala is in the Snowdonia National Park, overlooking the lake-side village of Llanberis. Originally from the US, he is a UK/US dual national, bringing his own transatlantic perspective to WASCO council.

Anglesey: Linda Owen (tel. 01248-724015 email)

Linda runs Ty'n Cae holiday cottage in Llangefni on Anglesey and joined Council in 2016.

Anglesey: Simon Jeffrey (tel. 01248-667003 email)

Simon is financial controller at Menai Holiday Cottages, an agency offering cottages in Anglesey, Lleyn Peninsula and Snowdonia. He joined Council in 2016.

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