Organisation / Honorary memberships / Honorary members / The Alfred Pochin Award
The Society currently has 147 members.
Please contact Membership Secretary Christine Carter, or Society Secretary Jason Reakes, if you require further information.
Michael Fabricant MP
David Poxon RI NWS
Officers and Committee Members 2019-2020
Chair, Christine Taylor
Vice Chair & Education Liaison, Sue Crudgington
Treasurer & Membership Secretary, Chris Carter
Society Secretary, Communications, Librarian, Jason Reakes
Exhibitions, Mark Thomas
Excursions, Sue Brindley*
Guest artist demonstrations & workshops, Beryl Evans
Painting evenings, Tony Adams
Welcome Desk, John Shipton
Sound, camera & lighting, David Gough*
Demonstrations assistant, David Barnes*
Events support, Jan Flynn
Minutes Secretary, Valmai Bowden
Sound, camera & lighting, Chris King
Member without portfolio, Tony Barancewicz
*Asterisk indicates committee members due to retire at AGM 2020, eligible to stand for re-election.
The following society members assist the committee:
Calligraphy, Susan Price
Awards Secretary, Dennis Rollason
The Committee would like to thank everyone who assists with the running of the Society. It continues to exist with the active support and involvement of its members.
Honorary memberships are awarded to members who have supported the Society for many years and to non-members who have made outstanding contributions to the running of the Society. Please contact a committee member if you would like to nominate someone for this award.
Michael Fabricant MP – Patron
David Poxon RI NWS – Patron
Margaret Harrison – President
The Alfred Pochin Award
This award is given for services to the Society and is presented by, or on behalf of, Mary Pochin at the Annual General Meeting. It takes the form of a silver salver and commemorates Alfred Pochin’s work for the Society from when he founded it in 1945 until his death in 1963.
The recipient of this award 2019-2020: Brian Ebrey