01 Chairman

Marilyn Wheelband


02 Vice Chair

Margaret Andrews

Margaret has been a member of the u3a for many years and has served on the Committee in many roles.

03 Treasurer

Trish Franks

I joined about 9 years ago and have done 2 years as secretary and am starting my 5th year as Treasurer.

I have also volunteered for 11 plus years at Oxfam and I am still occasionally asked to cover if they are short of volunteers.

04 Business Secretary

  Trish Bradley

Trish is the person who records all the business of our u3a, liaises with the u3a Head Office, and is the first point of call for all of our external relationships.

05 Membership Secretary

Ken Dagnall

If you wish to join the u3a Ken is the first point of contact. He will supply leaflets and information about our u3a and encourage anyone who is interested to come and join us. Ken previously organised our Out & About group.

06 Speaker Secretary

Chris Campbell

Chris is a newer member, joining in 2022. She joined the committee after having enjoyed several talks and became concerned that on the retirement of the speaker organisers, that nobody stepped forward to replace them - so she did.

07 Groups Co-ordinator

Caryll Young

Caryll has lived in Hythe for four and a half years and been a member of u3a for over two years. Her background is in education and taught in secondary schools and adult education as well as working in administration and examining. She is now our Groups coordinator.

08 New Members

Jan Parkin

Jan is the person who welcomes our new members, trying to ensure that they are looked after and introduced to other members. She says “please introduce yourself to me if you don't know me personally. I can, and will, talk to anyone!”

09 Newsletter Editor

Rob Snellgrove

I joined the u3a in 2013 and soon after started the Photography group. In 2016 I took over the production of the Newsletter, and joined the Committee in 2018.

11 General Committee Member

Gill Hare

Gill is another long standing member of the u3a. Over the years she has held many roles on the Committee, and her vast knowledge and experience is always a great help.

12 General Committee Member

Barbara Miller

I have now been a member of the u3a for over two years, and prepare the projector and microphone.

13 General Committee Member

Norma Martin

I have been a member of u3a for several years and was Business Secretary from 2020 to 2023.