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 FRSA - Deputy General Secretary
As Deputy General Secretary at The National Society for Education in Art and Design (NSEAD) Sophie leads on policy and research.
Diane Quinn - Member Engagement and Events Officer
Diane's role is to provide members with the right support to become leaders of their own practice. Working with the NSEAD event and CPD programme, Diane…
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.…
Patricia Latorre - Digital and Communications Manager
Patricia's role is to promote NSEAD and its mission to art educators and the wider education community, both on and offline.
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…
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)
Liz Macfarlane - President of NSEAD
Liz Macfarlane is currently President of NSEAD and a freelance art and design education consultant working with primary and secondary schools and academies…
Marlene Wylie - President Elect of NSEAD
Marlene Wylie is President Elect of NSEAD and a creative education consultant. Having trained originally as a textiles designer she has taught art, craft…
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).
NSEAD Forum Members 2022
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NSEAD Fellows (1989 - Present)
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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…
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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