Major Stan Hardy held Her Majesty’s Commissions (Army) for both the Territorial Army with the Yorkshire Volunteers and regular SSVC with 1st Bn The Prince of Wales Own Regiment of Yorkshire and was presented with the Territorial Decoration for long service in 1987.
Following regular service, he worked in manufacturing and associated industries in both UK and overseas, notably the Far East where he led trade missions with Yorkshire companies. Stan is currently chair of both the West Yorkshire Probation Trust and of Local Care Direct, a social enterprise working into the National Health Service. The latter, he has been leading through a period of development and growth aimed at helping the organisation fulfil its role as a social enterprise. As well as chairing the West Yorkshire Probation Service, Stan is also the Deputy Chair of the National Probation Association, the Chair of Governors at Greenhill Primary School in Bramley, Leeds, and a member of the regional council of the Prince’s Trust.
Year Appointed: 2008