About us Meet the team In memory of Arthur Bate and Owen Parry Arthur Bate OBE Arthur Bate was a founder Trustee of POhWER who battled for the rights of people with disabilities to have their voice heard. Arthur fought for this his entire life, he was a Trustee of several disability groups and worked with Hertfordshire County Council and the NHS to make sure people with disabilities were represented. Sadly Arthur passed away in August 2013. We are thankful to Arthur for all of his hard work throughout the years. Owen Parry Owen Parry was involved with POhWER since it was established, and retired as a Trustee in 2011. Sadly Owen passed away on the 22nd June 2014. We are thankful to Owen for all of his hard work throughout the years.