Deio Jones

Chair of Board

Originally from Porthmadog,  Deio has lived the last 40 years in Garndolbenmaen.

He received his education at Ysgol Eifionydd, Porthmadog and went on to Cardiff College of Education, now UWIC, to study Advanced Main Physical Education. He studied mathematics as a supplementary subject. Later he received a qualification to teach French through The University of Bangor and the International Language School in Strasbourg.
He started as a Mathematics teacher in Ysgol Dyffryn Conwy, Llanrwst in 1971. After a short period working with the URDD in Meirionydd but took up the post of Physical Education teacher at Ysgol Eifionydd, Porthmadog in 1973. In the 90s he started teaching dance to both boys and girls and regularly invited professional dancers to run workshops for pupils. He regularly prepared groups, of boys especially, to perform on local stages e.g. Theatr Gwynedd, Sesiwn Fawr and even as far as the Millenium Dôme. He retired in 2006.
He has been a Board member for Dawns i Bawb for many years and is at present the chairperson.