Braintree Area


Any member of Braintree Area U3A can be nominated to become a member of the committee. New members are always welcome. Please contact Elaine Orpe if you would like further information about becoming a committee member.

Honorary PresidentGeoff Mead
ChairElaine Orpe
Vice ChairPauline McAllister
TreasurerAlan James
SecretarySheila Vince
Membership SecretaryRebecca Fuller
Groups Co-ordinatorLinda Hellewell
Speaker Co-ordinatorPauline McAllister
Web EditorElaine Orpe
Technical AdviserAlan James
Committee MemberAnne Britton
Committee MemberLinda Hellewell
Committee MemberKathryn Varley

You can send an email to a specific Committee Member by clicking on their name above.

All membership enquiries should be sent to the Membership Secretary, if you have other enquiries, and are unsure as to whom they should be addressed to, they will be forwarded as appropriate.

The committee meets on the first Wednesday of each month and the minutes are posted on the website. There has been a delay in posting the minutes due to illness but these will be posted in due course.

Data Protection#
The Data Protection Policy was agreed by the Committee in September 2018. The new Braintree Area U3A Privacy Policy is also available, this was agreed at the 6th November 2019 meeting. These can be viewed in the right hand column for information and to download.

Geoff Mead was re-elected as our Honorary President at the AGM on 21st April 2021. The Honorary President serves until the next Annual General Meeting. An Honorary President may be re-appointed at each AGM for a further term for as long as is agreed.

Kathryn Varley and Linda Hellewell were co-opted onto the committee on 6th October 2021.