Members of NSEAD Staff
Michele Gregson - General Secretary
Michele Gregson is General Secretary and CEO of the National Society for Education in Art and Design – the trade union, professional body and learned…
Sophie Leach - Deputy General Secretary
As Deputy General Secretary at The National Society for Education in Art and Design (NSEAD) Sophie leads on policy and research.
Ged Gast - Trade Union Case Worker
Ged has worked in education since the late 70’s, as a teacher and subject leader and as adviser, inspector and consultant. Ged has been a caseworker for…
Seán Taylor - Principal Trade Union Case Worker
Seán has been an active Trade Unionist since 2001 when he first became a school rep and has held elected positions both locally, regionally and nationally.…
Diane Quinn - Programmes and Partnerships Manager
Diane develops and delivers events and training programmes that respond to the needs of art educators across the UK. Working in collaboration with members,…
Kirstie Millar - Communications and Member Engagement Officer
Kirstie’s role is to communicate with members and promote NSEAD’s mission to art educators.
Rayvenn Shaleigha D'Clark - Big Landscape Project Manager
Rayvenn Shaleigha D'Clark is currently contributing to the development of The Big Landscape toolkit and guidance materials.
Pat Burnell - NSEAD Administrator
Pat has been with NSEAD since 1997 and is one of two office staff that can help you with your general and membership enquiries.
Chloe Rowles - NSEAD Administrator
Chloe has been with NSEAD since 2016, and takes care of finance and membership.
Members of the Finance & General Purposes Committee (F&GP)
Marlene Wylie - President of NSEAD
Marlene Wylie is President of NSEAD and a creative education consultant. Having trained originally as a textiles designer she has taught art, craft and…
Liz Macfarlane - Immediate Past President of NSEAD
Liz Macfarlane is currently Immediate Past President of NSEAD and a freelance art and design education consultant working with primary and secondary schools…
Dr Steven Berryman is Vice-President of NSEAD.
Steven has been an educator for nearly 20 years, and currently is Director of Arts, Culture and Community for the Odyssey Trust for Education.
John Childs - Honorary Treasurer of NSEAD
John Childs is Honorary Treasurer, a past president (2009-2010) and is now semi-retired.
Susan Coles (APPG co-ordinator and observer).
Tina Scahill, NSEAD member
NSEAD Forum Members 2022
If you wish to make contact with any of our Council or Forum please email email@example.com and we will forward your message.
NSEAD Fellows (1989 - Present)
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Health Insurance discounts for NSEAD members with HMCA
NSEAD has agreed with HMCA to offer discounted rates for medical plans. HMCA only arrange medical plans for membership groups and can offer up to a 40%…
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Memberships that support and inspire art education teams.
The NSEAD Member Assistance Programme (MAP)
The NSEAD MAP is a confidential benefit designed to help you deal with personal and professional problems that could be affecting your home life or work…
A new place for you to manage your membership
Join our national professional learning community of art and design educators who are protected, supported and inspired by NSEAD
New members:To join NSEAD, visit our new Member Portal here.Or learn more about NSEAD member benefits here. Existing members: Find out how to…
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