Company Officers

PRESIDENT
1909 - 1922 Rt. Rev. Charles Abraham
1923 - 1960 Lt-Col. George Lewis
1961 - 1985 Dennis (Tom) Gilman
1986 - 1996 Donald Potter
1997 - 1998 Ken Pipes
1998 - 2006 Barbara Pipes
2006 - 2016 Tony Jaggers
2016 -       Ian Arnot

CHAIRMAN
1909 - 1911 Rev. Canon Alfred Bater
1912 - 1918 Rev. Angus Knight
1919 - 1921 Mrs. Nelly Arnold-Bemrose
1922 - 1937 Charles Sherwin
1938 - 1944 Herbert Aslin
1945 - 1948 Rev. Canon Harold Boorman
1949 - 1966 Dennis (Tom) Gilman
1967 - 1968 Dennis Eddowes
1968        Donald Potter
In 1968 the rules of selection of the Chairman were altered and subsequently changes were more frequent.
Incumbents in each decade were:
1969 - 1970 Donald Potter
1970 - 1979 Dennis Eddowes, John Blackwall, Donald Potter, Tony Jaggers, John Cocke
1980 - 1989 John Cocke, Donald Potter, Phil Beeson, Hugh Price, Peggie Williamson
1990 - 1999 Mike Evans, Phil Button, Lorna Harrington, Keith Briars, Ruth Eycott
2000 - 2009 Phil Button, Tony Jaggers, Gordon Gell, Mathew Shepherd, Alan Smith, Bryan Cleary
2010 -        Bryan Cleary, Mathew Shepherd, Charlotte Matthews

SECRETARY
1909 - 1910 R G Piper
1910 - 1912 Victor Vaughan & Harold Wilkes
1913 - 1914 Miss E Crowther & Harold Wilkes
1914 - 1918 Kate Rose
1919 - 1920 Dora George
1920 - 1921 W E George
1922 - 1923 W E George, Alan Laurie & George Knighton
1924 - 1927 Alan Laurie & George Knighton
1928 - 1936 George Knighton
1937 - 1944 Rev. Canon Harold Boorman
1945 - 1946 Doris Whateley-Knight
1946 - 1949 Freda Locke
1950 - 1960 A A (Gunga) Dean
1961 - 1966 Donald Potter
1967 - 1977 Keith Garratt
1978 - 1986 Peggie Williamson
1987 - 1988 Natalia Wieczorek
1988 - 1989 Jaki Booth
1989 -      Helen Cornfield

TREASURER
1909 - 1913 Rev. F P Evans
1914 - 1915 Victor Vaughan
1915 - 1921 A H Brown
1922 - 1923 Don Campbell
1924 - 1940 Don Cargill
1941 - 1946 Tom Harrison
1947 - 1953 Don Campbell
1954 - 1966 Ian Roberts
1967 - 1972 Bill Titmuss
1973 - 1978 Percy Pickering
1979 - 1980 David Griffiths
1981 - 1995 Nick Carter
1996 -       Lorna Kirkland

BUSINESS MANAGER
1927 - 1934 Ted Mooney
1935 - 1971 Howard Smith
1972 - 1974 John Goddard
1975 - 2003 Tony Jaggers
2003 - 2012 Phil Button
2012 -        Bryan Cleary

MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY
1981 - 1986 Jessica Clewes
1987 - 1996 Ann Sharp
1997 - 2003 Lorna Harrington
2003 - 2008 Gordon Gell
2008 -       Clare Snape

HOUSE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
1963 - 1967 Dennis (Tom) Gilman
1967 - 1971 Dennis Eddowes     
1971 - 1974 Donald Potter        
1974 - 1977 Dennis Eddowes
1978 - 1985 Hugh Price        
1985 - 1988 John Cocke
1988 - 1995 Nick Carter
1996 - 2003 Tony Eycott
2003 -       Flora Palmer

HOUSE COMMITTEE SECRETARY
1963 - 1971 Don Potter
1971 - 1974 Jessica Clewes
1974 - 1979 Doris Knight
1979 - 1983 Sue Linnell
1983 - 1994 Ken Collier
1995 -       Jessica Clewes

VICE PRESIDENTS
In the early days of the Society anyone could become a Vice president by subscribing to Society funds. This was abandoned in the thirties.  In the 1960’s the post was re-introduced to honour longstanding members who have largely retired from active participation.  The number of such Vice Presidents is limited to three and the following have been so honoured
Douglas Marsden
Rev. Canon Harold Boorman
Ina Laurie
Howard Smith
Dennis Eddowes
Dennis (Tom) Gilman
Betty Smith MBE
Ursula Eddowes
Mary Willis
Jean Wood
Peggie Williamson
Hugh Price
Pat Laurie
Jessica Clewes

HONORARY LIFE MEMBERS
This honour was created at the AGM in 2001.  However, according to the minutes of the 1926 AGM
two members were made Life members even though this does not appear to have been in the rules

1926 Sidney Drew
1926 W. Barker
2002 Tony Jaggers
2003 Ruth Eycott
2004 Flora Palmer
2006 Pat Laurie
2007 Jessica Clewes
2009 Barbara Pipes
2009 Helen Cornfield
2014 Ken Owen

BARD NEWS EDITOR
1983 - 1984 Tony Jaggers
1984 - 1985 Alan Taylor
1985 - 2009 Tony Jaggers
2009 -       Clare Snape