MEMBERSHIP SUB COMMITTEE

The Membership Sub Committee is responsible for arranging workshops and conferences on the work of the WI.  Formation of new WIs and is also concerned with the training of WI Advisers in co-operation with the National Federation. 


Committee members are:


Catherine Rusby - Chairman and WI Adviser                               Sandy Acaster - WI Adviser

Ingrid House -  Federation Treasurer                                            Wendy Walker - WI Adviser

Marilyn Jones - Secretary                                                             Joan Holgate - WI Adviser

Dorothy Meekins - Ex-officio (Federation Chairman)                    Angela Geraghty - WI Adviser

HOME ECONOMICS & EDUCATION SUB COMMITTEE

The Home Economics and Education Sub Committee is responsible for all aspects of home economics, cookery, handicrafts, horticulture and flower arranging.  It organises day workshops, conferences, demonstrations and exhibitions.


Committee members are:


Sandra Crawford - Chairman                      Dorothy Meekins - Ex-officio (Federation Chairman)

Sheila Knowles - Secretary                         Mickey Spilman

Ingrid House                                                Brenda Pettingale

Maureen Taylor                                           Lynne Williamson

SANDRA CRAWFORD

LORNA MONTGOMERY

PUBLIC AFFAIRS & INTERNATIONAL SUB COMMITTEE

The Public Affairs and International Sub Committee aims to keep WIs informed on all matters connected with the environment, health, education, national and international affairs.  It arranges events, conferences and special interest days on these and all subjects of particular interest to women and concern to all.


Committee members are:


Gill Atkinson - Chairman                                                            Rosemary Lea

Marilyn Jones - Secretary                                                          Roberta Eales

Dorothy Meekins - Ex-officio (Federation Chairman)                 Monica Horrocks

Catherine Rusby                                                                        Rona Hudson

​Pam Ward                                                                                  Jennifer Hartley

​Susan Webster                                                                          Sue Thompson

OFFICE & FINANCE SUB COMMITTEE

The Office & Finance Sub Committee consists of the Officers of the Federation.  It considers and makes recommendations on all financial matters concerning the Federation.  It recommends the rate of payment to all who legitimately incur expenses on behalf of the Federation.  It prepares a budget at the beginning of the year, yearly and half-yearly financial statements and deals with all matters concerning the Federation Office and staff.


Committee members are:


Ingrid House - Federation Treasurer and Chairman      Dorothy Meekins - Ex-officio (Federation Chairman)

Lesley Moorhouse - Financial Secretary                       Catherine Rusby - Assistant Treasurer  

Sheila Knowles - Senior Vice Chairman


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INGRID HOUSE

LEISURE ACTIVITIES SUB COMMITTEE

The Leisure Activities Sub Committee plans events to provide members with sporting and leisure activities at both local and inter-Federation level.


Committee members are:-


Lorna Montgomery - Chairman                                                        Jennifer Hartley

Pamela Clark- Secretary                                                                  Rosemary Lea

Sandy Acaster                                                                                  Dorothy Meekins

​Victoria Cobley                                                                                 Wendy Walker

Joan Holgate                                                                                    Eileen Whatley 

​Sandra Crawford                                                                              Sheila Knowles

​Ingrid House

                                                                                                                                                               

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