John Hodgson - Trustee John has been married to Julie for 33 years and has two grown-up children. With vast experience in senior positions in the Construction Industry and having served as Chairman for the North East Region of the Building and Engineering Services Association, he has previously sat on school Governing Bodies, where he has enjoyed contributing to the development of young people and he is now proud to serve as a Director and Trustee for the North East Autism Society. John is a proud North easterner who likes to be involved in making a difference. As a family, John was first introduced to the North East Autism Society in 2010, when he was looking for an appropriate service provider for his son, Connor, who is autistic. John wants to help drive the Society forward during challenging Economic times.