We are a registered charity. Our governing structure consists of a committee whose members are also Trustees. There are sub-committees that deal with Planning and Historical Research.
The current Committee was elected at the AGM of Wed 11 March 2020. Since April 2020 it has conducted business through online meetings.
Colin Wight | Chair
Colin is now in his eighth year as Chair. He has worked in academic teaching and research, tourism, publishing and events management, and edited the British Library website for over a decade. Colin led our First World War project and commissioned the war memorial in 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 lived in Herne Hill since 2005. He is particularly interested in how local communities change. He has two children at local schools.
Carol Boucher has lived in Herne Hill for some 45 years. She was a local Lambeth Councillor from 2010 to 2014.
Annie is a locally-based musician.
Ros Glover has returned to the Committee after a few years’ break. She served as Treasurer for several years. She is now our Membership Secretary and Data Protection Officer.
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.
Val is a retired Children and Families Social Worker and manager with over 40 years experience of London local authorities.
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.
Annual Reports and Minutes of the Committee meetings
You can read the minutes of our meetings on this website.
You can also write to us at:
The Herne Hill Society
PO Box 27845