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BFWG is run by a volunteer management team with part time help in its London office.
Meet the BFWG Management Team 2012/13
Jenny Morley BSc(Hons)
Jenny is a physicist and educator. Her professional experience has included being Head of Science at a city academy, lecturing at a university in the USA, tutoring for the Open University since its inception, and teaching in a girls’ school where she encouraged her students to enter the SET arenas.
She has previously served a three-year term as Vice-President (1988-1991), during which time she helped in recruitment and fundraising initiatives. She has been the President of two Local Associations and has served on the Executive Committee including as a Regional Representative. A delegate to many IFUW Conferences, all over the world, she ran a workshop at the 2007 International Meeting. She completed a term as Vice President in July 2011.
In any spare time she enjoys sailing, travelling, theatre and opera.
Rory Haigh BA FETC
Rory, a retired FE lecturer in Business Communication and English, has been a member of BFWG for more than 35 years. As our Public Affairs Consultant for England & Wales, Rory was active in disseminating information to members at the start of the BSE/nvCJD problems; the letter she wrote on behalf of BFWG to the Agriculture Select Committee is in the addenda to their First Report to the Government. She also represented us on the Women’s Health & Screening Delegation to the Minister for Health and was active in the Women, Aids & the Future campaign of the early 1990s. In 2007, while Southern Region Rep, she was an organiser of our Centenary Party and the Jane Austen tour to Winchester and Bath following the IFUW Conference. She has BA Gen. (London) in English, History and Economics from CCAT, now Anglia Ruskin University, at Cambridge. Rory is also Immediate Past President of Winchester Women Graduates.
Gabrielle Suff Staatsexamen (Freiburg University, Germany) PGCE (Heidelberg)
Gabrielle is a retired Further and Higher Education Lecturer and Administrator in Wales. She has been a member of the Swansea Local Association for 30 years and was President twice and until recently Secretary. As a member of the BFWG Executive and CER she was responsible for organising European Days and attended several UWE Conferences, as Regional Rep for Mercia & Wales she organised the annual Regional Meetings. Her chief interests relevant to BFWG are in equal opportunities for women in academic and public life, establishing contacts with policy makers.
Sheila Stevens BSc(Hons) PhD
Sheila is a retired Software Engineer. She is a founder member of the Winchester Association, where she has in the past held the offices of President, Programme Secretary and Treasurer. Currently she is Website Administrator of the BFWG and Sybil Campbell Collection websites. She is also a Trustee of the BFWG Sybil Campbell Collection.
Susan Miles BA MA
Susan is a retired librarian who has been a member of BFWG since very shortly after graduation, firstly in Sheffield, then in Liverpool and Oxford and latterly as an independent. In her professional life, she worked for over thirty years in the Bodleian Library, and was closely involved in the automation of the Oxford University catalogue and the integration of many libraries of varying sizes into one system. She is a Trustee of the BFWG Sybil Campbell Collection, and also of the BFWG Scholarship Fund. Before being elected as a Vice President, she was alternate regional representative for Southern Region, and as such responsible for liaison with independent members. She is particularly interested in how we can make the Federation relevant for them, and also for women working in academia.
MANAGEMENT TEAM (MT) – AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY – 2012-2013
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Please refer any queries, comments or suggestions to the BFWG Office by:
or by letter:
BFWG, 4 Mandeville Courtyard, 142 Battersea Park Road, London SW11 4NB