JDS&E Committee

The JDS&E Committee organises flower arranging workshops both for beginners and more advanced members of the Sussex Area.  In addition, it provides refresher days for judges, demonstrators, speakers and teachers (education) in accordance with national standards together with informative photography days.


Maggie Hayes

Maggie Hayes

Maggie is a Sussex Area Demonstrator and Judge, a member of New Visions and Horam & Heathfield flower clubs. She enjoys gardening, beekeeping, walking and training her dogs.

Linda Porrett
Judges' Representative

Linda is a member of New Visions Contemporary Club as well as East Preston flower club. She is a keen competitor having joined NAFAS over 30 years ago and recently represented NAFAS at WAFA in India. She also enjoys gardening and seeking out inspirational places.

Gaenor Circus

Gaenor Circus
Demonstrators' Representative

Gaenor is an Area demonstrator and judge and a member of both Warnham Flower Club and New Visions. She represents Sussex demonstrators to the National Demonstrators Committee. Her interests include playing the piano, bridge, Victorian and Russian literature, cooking and gardening and is a green belt in judo.

Barbara Hoy
Education Representative

Barbara is an Area teacher and Area judge. She is a member of Lindfield flower club as well as New Visions and enjoys being part of the 'flower team'. She enjoys spending time with her family and working in her garden.

Appointment awaited
Photography Representative

Barbara Tucker
Workshops' Administrator

Barbara's introduction to flower arranging was with the now closed Crawley FC. She now enjoys being a member of Warnham Evening FC as well as New Visions. She enjoys flowers and learning all aspects of floral art.

Appointment awaited
JDS&E Secretary

Kathy Cade
JDS&E Catering

Kathy started as Programme Secretary at Horam & Heathfield Flower Club. She has, for the last four years, been secretary of the club.
She enjoys gardening, being part of a team arranging church flowers and getting together with family and friends.

Christina Payne
Committee Member

Christina is an Area Demonstrator and Area Teacher. She is a member of West Bognor Flower Club, where she is Programme Secretary. She has been flower arranging for 12 years. Her interests include travelling, reading, gardening, history and learning new things!

Appointment awaited
Speakers' Representative