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Regional Representatives


The Guild provides an important link between members and the Committee through a system of Regional Representatives (RRs). Within the UK, there are representatives covering Scotland, Wales, and most of the English counties. The Guild also has Regional Representatives in Australia, Canada, Europe, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, and the USA.

The Regional Reps present with the Chairman

Regional Reps gather with the Chairman at Conference & AGM 2016

A Regional Representative is responsible for promoting the Guild within his or her area, for organising events, where appropriate, for local members, and for acting as an essential link between them and the Committee. The representatives may also provide advice to Guild members whose registered names focus in their region. If you are a Guild member, and you might be interested in becoming the RR for one of the vacancies, you are invited to review the RR job description and contact the .

Julie Goucher

Julie Goucher
RR Coordinator

The Regional Representative Coordinator is responsible for the management of the Guild’s RRs system and for ensuring effective communication between the representatives. Logged in members can click here for a list of the current representatives along with news on activities in the regions.