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The Gauge O Guild is a company limited by guarantee and has a Management Committee which is legally responsible for the running of the Guild.

The Management Committee
John Kneeshaw
John Kneeshaw
President
The President represents the Guild as required and is charged with promoting the Guild during their term of office.
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John Birch
John Birch
Chairman
Chairs the Management Committee and ensures the smooth running of the day to day activities. They also oversee the performance of main committees and chair the AGM.
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Richard Clark
Richard Clark
Secretary
The Company Secretary takes and distributes minutes of the Management Committee, deals with correspondence, Companies House and all statutory matters.
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Malcolm Hector
Malcolm Hector
Treasurer
The treasurer has overall responsibility for all Guild finance.
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Charles Oldroyd
Charles Oldroyd
Publications
Responsible for all publications, in particular the publication of the Gazette and Guild News. The team includes The Gazette Editor, the Guild News Editor and Trade Liaison Officers.
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Jackie Kneeshaw
Responsible for organising the major Guild events, Guildex, and the spring and summer Shows. Currently the Vice Chair of the Guild.
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James Aitken
James Aitken
Technical
Responsible for all technical issues, Technical Information Officer and Competition Organizer. They also have overall responsibility and accountability for IT.
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Geoff Goddin
Geoff Goddin
Membership
Responsible for membership issues including the Overseas Representatives. They also have responsibility for the members’ forum.
Robin Taylor
Robin Taylor
Regional Manager North
Responsible for constituency representative areas 1 (Scotland), 2 (North West), 3 (North East) and 4 (Merseyside).
Chris Fry
Chris Fry
Regional Manager Midlands
Responsible for constituency representative areas 5 (Midlands), 6 (East Midlands) and 9 (Chilterns).
Paul Honey
Paul Honey
Regional Manager South East
Responsible for constituency representative areas 7 (East), 8 (London) and 10 (South East).
Kevin Cartwright
Kevin Cartwright
Regional Manager South West
Responsible for constituency representative areas 11 (Wessex), 12 (South Wales) and 13 (South West).
Additional Roles
Nigel Nelson
Nigel Nelson
Bring & Buy Manager
Philip willis
Philip Willis
Gazette Editor
Nick Baines
Nick Baines
Guild News Editor
Jackie Kneeshaw
Jackie Kneeshaw
Trade Manager
Peter Reynolds
Peter Reynolds
Video Administrator
Constituency Representatives

There are 14 area Constituency Representatives including one for overseas members. Their task is to provide a link between local groups and the Guild by offering help and support to encourage these groups to flourish and grow and take part in shaping Guild policy.

Overseas Representatives

The Overseas Representatives are similar to the Constituency Representatives but for countries around the world.

Graham Plowman
Graham Plowman
Australia (New South Wales)
Paul Plowman
Paul Plowman
Australia (Queensland)
Phil Harding
Phil Harding
Australia (South Australia & Victoria)
Peter Cunningham
Peter Cunningham
Canada (East)
David Keen
David Keen
Canada (West)
Pierre Miguel
Pierre Miguel
France
Torsten Freyer
Torsten Freyer
Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Cor De Jong
Cor De Jong
Netherlands
John Burrow
John Burrow
USA (West)
Supporting Roles
Accountants Kemps
Archivist Vacant
Guild Administration Artytype (Ade, Lesley and Kelly)
Gazette distribution, membership administration
Trade Liaison North Keith Tiplady
Trade Liaison South Bob Lawrence
Solicitors Gaby Hardwicke, Eastbourne

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