Officers & Roles

Committee Members Elected in 2019 AGM
  • Chair: Martin Juckes

  • Vice Chair: Sue Abbott
  • Secretary: Kate Patterson
  • Treasurer: Ian Duddle
  • Education: Jenny Morgan
  • Webmaster: Jeff Silver
  • Swarm Coordinator: Linda Rogerson
  • Membership Secretary: Lindsay Whitehead
  • Librarian: Jacqui Duncan
  • Meeting Coordinator: Hazel Blackburn
  • Philip House
  • Andy Craig

Non-Committee Roles

Apiary Manager

Clark Hunter(*)

Maintains club apiary and facebook pages.

Newsletter Editor

Claire O'Brien(*)

Produces a monthly newsletter.

Honey Extractors

Caroline Kirk, Gillie Gray, David Chin.

Organise loan of extractors to members.

Web Site Maintenance and other IT

Giles McLoughlin(*), Jeff Silver

Various IT functions.

(*) The committee members and also Giles McLoughlin, Clark Hunter and Claire O’Brien have access to the membership lists.

Members of the RBKA Committee are elected each year at the Annual General Meeting, by vote of the members present at the meeting.

Committee Roles


Martin Juckes

Chairs committee meetings and co-ordinates the day to day running of the association


Kate Paterson



Provides all communications to all members along with circulation of monthly federation news letter


Ian Duddle
Phone: 07733 488266


Manages the yearly accounts and membership and course payments

Education Officer

Jenny Morgan


Attends Berkshire education coordinator meetings & manages basic exams and all members educational needs.

Honey Judge and meeting coordinator

Senior National Honey Judge 
Hazel Blackburn 
(Home) 01189 475 451

(Mobile) 0778 8544314 


Judges our association yearly honey show in November each year

Membership Secretary

Lindsay Whitehead


Deals with membership and queries

Vice Chair

Sue Abbott


Jeff Silver


Swarm coordinator

Linda Rogerson


Jacqui Duncan


Application form used for 2019 elections: print version or editable file.