Membership of the
Managment Committee - September 2012
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Chris Pickles is Committee Chairman. He and his wife Dagmar have lived in Gilling for 38 years and brought up three children here. They have two grandchildren. Chris taught for many years at Gilling Castle, after which he did an MPhil at York University and then for some years edited a magazine on the history and archaeology of the Middle Ages. Chris lives at Rectory End, Church Lane, Gilling.
Stephen Hill is Vice Chairman. Retired in 2007, having been an agricultural scientist and research manager. Married to Glenda and with three children and six grandchildren spare time is used in the garden and trying to be a photographer. Stephen lives at Bag End, Main Street, Gilling.
Sue Smith is Committee Secretary. Moved to Gilling in 2000, having taken early retirement from a post in education. Sue is married with three grown up children and four granddaughters. Helping with community projects takes up most of her spare time. Sue lives at Woodland View, Church Lane, Gilling.
Liz Leach is the Treasurer and is an accountant currently working in York. Liz and Stuart live at Canon's Garth with Christina their daughter.
Simon Harrison returned to live in Gilling 9 years ago after 23 years in the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm. Married to Lynn with two children Christopher 16 and Kate 13, he currently works as a contract Aircraft Technician Team Leader for VT Aerospace at RAF Linton-on-Ouse. As a former pupil of Gilling School Simon is keen to see the building restored to its former glory. Simon lives at Harton House, Station Road, Gilling.
Allen Harrison now retired, lives at Sycamore Cottage on Cawton Road, Gilling
Kevin Lally lives at Mitford House on Station Road. Kevin has four young children.
Maire Channer is retired
Renata Warden is retired
Alan Warden is co-opted to the committee to provide a link with the RSME