History of the Guild

 

Past and current Chairman

1984 and 1985 David Coleman - first Guild Chairman. (Retiring due to ill health in 1986)
1986 Les Parker
1987 and 1988 George Roberts
1989 to 1995 Frances Elliott (Founder Member)
1996 Ann Wood
1997 to 2011 Celia Gwynn (nee Reed)
2011  to 2017 Jean Smye

2017 to present Keith Gravestock

Past and Current Presidents

1984 to 2004 Cllr. Mrs Con Johnson - Art Officer and Past Mayor of Chelmsford.
2005 to present The Lord Petre - The Lord Lieutenant of Essex

Guild Vice Presidents

2000 Frances Elliott - Founder member
2005 Col Manning-Press
2005 Ms Chris Cole - Retired Arts Officer, Havering Council.
2009 David Grange - Vice Chairman 2000 to 2009.

Founder Members of the Guild

Pauline Dowse - current member and served as Guild Secretary from 1987 till 1995.
Frances Elliott - currently a Guild Friend and Past Chairman. 

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