We are a registered charity, and our governing structure consists of a Committee whose members are also Trustees. There are sub-committees that deal with Planning and Historical Research.
It is with great sadness that we report the death of our Hon. President William Ernest Kirby. Bill had very recently reached the age of 100.
The current Committee was elected at the AGM of Wed 11 March 2020.
Colin Wight | Chair
Colin is now in his eight year as Chair. He has worked in universities, tourism, publishing and events management. He edited the British Library website for over a decade. Colin led our First World War project and commissioned the war memorial for Herne Hill Station. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Laurence Marsh | Vice-Chair
A retired barrister and editor, Laurence has been on the Committee since 2008. He leads the Planning and Historical Research groups and edits the Magazine.
Martyn Hall | Treasurer
Martyn has lived in Herne Hill since 1997 and has worked for a number of charities.
Henry Ferguson | Secretary
A former IT Technician, Henry has livied in Herne Hill since 2005. His interests lie in how local communities change. He has two young children at local primary schools.
Jackie manages the catering at all our events and helps out on our bookstall.
Pat is a long-standing Herne Hill resident. He is a former diplomat and public relations professional.
A retired Children and Families Social Worker and manager with over 40 years experience of London local authorities, Val is our Membership Secretary and Data Protection Officer.
Rebecca Tee has lived in SE24 since 1993. She works as a careers expert and for the last decade she has been involved in the governance of local schools as a volunteer.
Carol Boucher has lived in Herne Hill for some 45 years. She was a local Lambeth Councillor from 2010 to 2014.
Ros Glover has returned to the Committee after a few years’ break. She served as our Treasurer for several years.
You can write to us at:
The Herne Hill Society
PO Box 27845