Area Team

The NADFAS North East Area covers Yorkshire, County Durham, Tyne and Wear and Northumberland . There are 23 Societies in this Area further details of which can be found in the Societies Section.

The Area Team is there to support local Societies. The Area Chairman and her team arrange two Area Meetings per year where representatives of local Societies may air their views and concerns. The Area Trainer arranges Training and Information Days for committee members where participants have the opportunity to network with members from other Societies. The Area Co-ordinator for Education runs study courses designed to complement the programmes of local Societies. 

The North East Area Team

Role   Name
Area Chairman   Mrs Elizabeth Evans
Deputy Area Chairman   Mrs Lizzie Darbyshire
Area Secretary  

Mrs Claire Wesley

Area Treasurer   Mrs Maureen Jones
Area Trainer   Vacancy
Area Co-ordinator for Education  

Mrs Joanna Finlay

Mrs Helga Toon

Church Trails Advisor   Vacancy
Heritage Volunteers Area Representative  

Mrs Lizzie Darbyshire

Young Arts Area Representative  

Mrs Jenny Cotton  ( South) 

 Mrs Carole le Duc ( North)

Website   Mrs Chris Shepherd
Committee Member   Mrs Sally Craig
Committee Member   Dr John McCollam

North East Area Representation and Contacts for Church Recording






Isobel Stones

Representative at Area Meetings


Monica Slater

Representative at National Meetings /Annual Progress Reports



Jane Hedley

Group visiting and support


Mary Bowes

General information coordinator


John Burrows

Area Website information editor for CR



Rosalind Platts

Publicity boards for Area AGM


Peter Farmer

Photographic matters


Annual Directory Meeting   Wednesday 22nd  March 2017 London
Annual General Meeting  
Wednesday 17th May 2017 - Birmingham
Summer Conmmittee Meeting   Mon 26 June 2017 at Elizabeths house
Autumn Meeting 2017   Monday 16th October  - The Folk Hall New Earswick