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Officers and Council Members 2016-17

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Rev. Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch, Kt, MA, DD, PhD, HonLittD, HonDD, FBA, FSA, FRHistS

Vice Presidents

Dr David Allen, BA, DAA, FSA, FRHistS
Dr David Dymond, MA, HonLittD, FSA, FRHistS
Dr Jane Fiske, JP, BA
Edward Martin, BA, FSA, MifA
Brian Seward
Dr Stanley West, MA, FSA
Dr Joanna Martin
Clive Paine, BEd,


Dr Nick Amor, MA,

Hon. General Secretary

Jane Carr, BA,

Hon. Assistant Secretary

Mary Pereira,

Hon. Financial Secretary

Tony Broster,

Assistant Financial Secretary

Alison Brown,

Hon. Proceedings Editor

Dr Jo Sear,

Hon. Excursions Secretary

Clive Paine, BEd,

Hon. Membership Secretary

post currently vacant

Hon. Field Group Secretary

Lynda Bradley,


Hon. Website Secretary

Dr Rosemary Hoppitt, BA, PGCE,

Council members

Margaret Thomas
Timothy Easton
Philip Aitkens
John Rainer
Faye Minter
Jo Caruth
Sarah Doig
Keith Briggs
Lisa Wall
Peter Reilly
Vivienne Aldous