Our Board and Officers

Our Board

The Board is elected by Guild members and we also co-opt board members during the year to fulfil specific roles as they arise. As at October 2020 our board members and their responsibilities are confirmed as follows:-

Chair - Janet Collins - Email

Vice Chair - Clare Griffel - Email

Adviser to Chair and Vice-Chair - Alison Peck

Governance

  • Company secretarial - Susannah Matthews - Email
  • Legal matters - Dianne Chan - Email

Finance

Treasurer - Suzan Turner - Email

Assistant Treasurer - Alison Peck - Email

Membership

  • New Members - Janet Collins - Email
  • Renewals - Fiona Mannifield - Email
  • Branch leader - Libby Hood - Email

Marketing and communications - Desiree Jeans - Email

Website

  • News and events items - Desiree Jeans -Email
  • Webcontent - Suggestions for new content for the website - Desiree Jeans -Email
  • Help and problems with website - Steve Foreman - Email

Collections - Board link with the Collections Team - Janet Collins - Email

Information Technology - Steve Foreman - Email

Post holders

Post holders are not directors. They are appointed by, and work with, the Board. Their roles and contact details are below:

General Enquiries - Fiona Laden - Email

Joint Slipknot Editors - Elspeth May and Denise Cripps - Email

Publications Curator - Barbara Smith - Email

Textile Archivist- Angharad Thomas - Email

Collections Team - Maureen Wheeler - Email