Kent Area is run by a Council which meets 4 times a year in Faversham. The Council is made up of a representatives from each club and the Executive who are charged with the day to day running of the Area. The Executive comprises, the Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, the Chairman of the JDSE&P committee and four other representatives, one from each of the North, South, East and West sections of the Area. The Executive is supported by the President, a Minute Secretary and Advisers. Details of the advisers can be found in the relevant sections of this site.
Meet the Executive:
Chairman - Gill Smaggasgale Gill is a member of Sevenoaks and Vanguard Flower Clubs in Kent, Southern Demonstrators in Surrey Area and Breakthrough in London & Overseas Area. She is a demonstrator, judge and keen competitor. When not flower arranging, among other things Gill enjoys singing with her local choir, ballroom dancing and looking after her garden and wants to get back to dressmaking and painting. Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice Chairman - Cecilia Sleap Cecilia is a member of Romney Marsh Flower Arrangers and Vanguard Club. Cecilia represents the clubs in the south of the area. She enjoys many creative hobbies, yoga and tennis.. Contact details: email@example.com
Secretary - Mary Young I am a member of the Deal and District flower club. I enjoy coastal and country walks, gardening, charity fundraising and involvement with various local environmental projects.
Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer - Liz Hall Liz is a member of Maidstone and Vanguard clubs, a past Area Chairman and Trading Officer, and is currently one of the NAFAS Co-Ordinators for Westminster Abbey. When not busy in the flower world Liz enjoys her garden, embroidery and patchwork and walking beaches collecting shells and sea glass. Contact details: email@example.com
Chairman of JDSE&P Committee - Marilyn Marsh Marilyn is Chairman of Sheldwich Flower Club and a member of Vanguard Contemporary Group. She is a past Kent Area Chairman and currently Kent Area President, one of the NAFAS Co-Ordinators for Westminster Abbey and a Kent Area Judge. When not busy with flowers Marilyn enjoys looking after her grandchildren, visiting her beach hut in Tankerton and trying to tame her garden in Sheldwich. Marilyn is also Area President Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org
North Kent Rep - Vacant
If you would be interested in joining the Executive please contact Gill Smaggasgale
South Kent Rep - Rosina Horton I have been a member of Folkestone Flower Arrangers Club for 30 years. When not busy with flowers I spend time looking after and entertaining my 3 granddaughters, gardening and cruising. Contact details: email@example.com
East Kent Rep - Pam Holness Pam has been a member and Committee member of Margate Flower club for a long time. Her interests are gardening, DIY in and around the house and knitting. She has recently joined a knit and natter group.
Contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org
West Kent Rep - Sue Shaw Sue is a member of Maidstone and Vanguard Flower Clubs. She is a speaker, demonstrator, judge and teacher, and a past Chair of the NAFAS National Speakers Committee. In her spare term she enjoys gardening, nature walks, singing (badly), helps at her local hospice and is involved with speakers clubs.