Rob Barber

Chief Fire Officer, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service

Abi Brown

Stoke-on-Trent City Council Leader

Keith Brymer-Jones

Master Potter and Judge on Channel 4's 'The Great Pottery Throw Down'

Danny Flynn

Chief Executive of North Staffs YMCA

Fred Hughes

Historian, author and newspaper columnist

Professor Martin Jones

Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of Staffordshire University

Debbie McAndrew

Playwright and actress

Colonel Tim Sandiford OBE

Former Commanding Officer, the Staffordshire Regiment

Jane Sawyers

Former Chief Constable of Staffordshire

Carol Shanahan OBE

Co-owner and Chair of Port Vale FC and Synectics Solutions, Founder of the Hubb Foundation children's charity and Chair of the Port Vale Foundation

Rachel Shenton

Oscar-winning actress and Patron of the dDeaflinks Charity

Mel Sherratt

Best-selling local author who has sold more than 1.6 million novels

Imran Sherwani

Stoke-on-Trent Olympic gold medal-winning hockey player

Margaret Sinstadt

Veteran awards judge and charity champion

Wendy Turner-Webster

TV Presenter, author and charity champion

Martin Tideswell

Port Vale Director, former Editor of The Sentinel and StokeonTrentLive, Trustee of the Hubb Foundation children's charity