Guild Officers
The Management Committee

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.

There are many volunteers who help with the running of the Guild and you can view them on the Guild Contacts page.

John Kneeshaw
John Kneeshaw
President
The President represents the Guild as required and is charged with promoting the Guild during their term of office. View the role.
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. View the role.
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. View the role.
Malcolm Hector
Malcolm Hector
Treasurer
The treasurer has overall responsibility for all Guild finance. View the role.
Charles Oldroyd
Charles Oldroyd
Publications
Responsible for all publications, in particular the publication of the Gazette and Guild News. The Publications Committee includes The Gazette Editor, the Guild News Editor and Trade Liaison Officers. View the role.
Jackie Kneeshaw
Responsible for organising the major Guild events, Guildex, and the spring and summer Shows. Currently the Vice Chair of the Guild. View the role.
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. View the role.
Geoff Goddin
Geoff Goddin
Membership
Responsible for membership issues including the Overseas Representatives. They also have responsibility for the members’ forum.
Regional Managers
Vacant
Vacant
Northern
Chris Fry
Chris Fry
Midlands
Paul Honey
Paul Honey
South East
Kevin Cartwright
Kevin Cartwright
South West
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.

Other Roles
Nigel Nelson
Nigel Nelson
Bring & Buy Manager
Philip willis
Philip Willis
Gazette Editor
Nick Baines
Nick Baines
Guild News Editor
Tommy Day
Tommy Day
Technical Information Officer
Jackie Kneeshaw
Jackie Kneeshaw
Trade Manager
Peter Reynolds
Peter Reynolds
Video Administrator
Overseas Representatives
Supporting Roles
  • Accountants - Kemps
  • Archivist - Vacant
  • Forum Administration - John Armstrong
  • Guild Administration - Artytype (Ade, Lesley and Kelly) - deal with Gazette distribution, membership administration.
  • Trade Liaison - Keith Tiplady
  • Solicitors - Gaby Hardwicke, Eastbourne

If you want to contact any of the Guild officers you can do so here.