Meet the team

Volunteer Trustees

Liz Thornton
Chair of Trustees, Data Protection, Publications and Collections
Liz is also a team member on Education, Exhibitions, Finance & Planning, IBW, Journal and other publications' diagrams.
LizThornton@beadworkersguild.com
Liz Alford
Company Secretary
Liz is also a team member of Finance & Planning SC and Facebook.
elizabethalford@beadworkersguild.com
Ann Bourke
Guild database
Ann is also a team member on Publications.
AnnBourke@beadworkersguild.com
Mairi Carlton
Shows in Scotland, Zoom host
Mairi is also a team member on Education SC.
MairiCarlton@beadworkersguild.com
Carole Cowie
Risk register, Zoom host
Carole is also a team member on shows in Scotland.
carolecowie@beadworkersguild.com
Jackie Dunn
Finance & Planning, membership recruitment drive
jackiedunn@beadworkersguild.com
Sylvia Fairhurst
Events organiser includes: GBBS & Beading Festivals, IBW, Exhibitions, Venues. Education, Knitting and Stitching shows organiser. You tube video tutorials. Zoom host
Sylvia is also a team member on Collections, Publications and Website.
sylviafairhurst@beadworkersguild.com
Karen Gibson-Brown
Newsletter editor, Zoom host
Karen is also a team member for shows in the North of England, IBW, Journal and Website.
Karengibsonbrown@beadworkersguild.com
Sue Maguire
Traders Liaison for Bazaar;
Sue is also a team member on Journal and Collection.
susanmaguire@beadworkersguild.com
Fiona Millard
Treasurer, Website Manager & social media
Fiona is also a team member on Finance & Planning.
fionamillard@beadworkersguild.com

Staff

Rowena Henderson
Journal Editor.
The editor oversees all content, planning and production of the Journal. She writes up all of the projects, some features and some regular articles.
rowenahenderson@beadworkersguild.com
Alison Peacock
Membership & office administrator

Contractors

Beth Newton
Journal Deputy Editor
Beth is responsible for features & regular Journal articles.
deputyeditor@beadworkersguild.com
Helen Pocock
Journal Advertising Manager
Advertising manager is responsible for all of the advertising and liaison with traders on behalf of the Journal.
tradersupport@beadworkersguild.com
Michael Wicks
Photographer
Michael is responsible for all photography for the Journal and all new Guild publications.
Mathew Dalton
Web Admin
Mathew heads up the software team responsible for the website build and support.

Other Volunteers

Carolyn Beer
BWG - Second authorisation for payments.
Stephney Hornblow
Challenge Administration
Janet Winterbourne
Groups liaison - Groups/classes register
Lucy Jane Atkinson
Groups insurance
Chloe Menage
Instagram
Jan Swain
Journal diary - One day shows organiser
JanSwain59@aol.com
Joanna Jones
Journal book reviews
Susannah Thomson
Social media administrator for IBW & BWG FB groups & IBW emails