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The DDA Board comprises 14 members, including regional representatives for Scotland and Wales, two officers - the Chief Executive and Secretary - and one co-opted attendee. It meets at least four times a year.
All DDA Board posts are elected (by DDA members) and the current chief executive is Matthew Isom, who was appointed in September, 2012. Mr Isom succeeds Dr David Baker who took up the post of first chief executive in 1997.
The DDA Board
Dr Allan Tennant, Vice-chairman
Dr Richard Melton, Treasurer
Dr Sue Fairweather (Wales)
Dr Jonathan Jones (Wales)
Dr Hal Maxwell (Scotland)
Dr Chris Waite
Matthew Isom, Chief Executive
Jeff Lee, Secretary