Committee members are elected at the AGM and can serve a maximum tenure of 4 years.

We also welcome members who may not wish to commit to an officer position but are able to assist on an as-needed basis. (e.g. Convenor’s Party, Christmas Party, Newsletter production and more). 

Any member of Maidenhead u3a is welcome to participate in a monthly committee meetings to see what goes on.  

Our 2021-21 committee is as follows…

Chairman  (John Twydle)

This is John’s fourth year of office. John was previously our Treasurer for 3 years and remains Convenor for the Science and Walking Groups.

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Treasurer (Linda Main)

This is Linda’s second year on the Committee. Linda was previously Membership Secretary and, following the 2021 AGM, has taken on the responsibility office of Treasurer.

Contact Treasurer 



Membership Secretary (Maggie Kearney)

This is Maggie’s first year on the Committee. Contact Maggie if you wish to join our u3a or click on Join Us to access an Application Form.

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Secretary (Janet Rose)

This is Janet’s first year in a Committee role but, with 8 years experience as a Maidenehad u3a member, brings a wealth of knowledge to the team.

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Speaker Organiser (Philip Ratcliffe)

This is Philip’s fourth year of office. Philip has responsibility for lining up speakers for our monthly meetings. More popular speakers have very busy schedules and have to be booked many weeks in advance. Many of our speakers are booked following recommendations from our members. 

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Group Coordinator and Vice Chairman (Kathy Bell)

This is Kathy’s second year as Group Coordinator.  Kathy is always keen to hear from anyone wishing to set up a new group in addition to assisting with the smooth running of established Groups.

Contact Group Co-Ordinator



Newsletter (Pat Laković)

This Pat’s third year as Newsletter editor. Pat has responsibility for gathering monthly updates from Group Convenors, TVN Representative and other contributors. Once the Newsletter is assembled, edited and reviewed Pat has the responsibility for distribution via email and post.

Contact Newsletter Editor

TVN Representative (Ian Ross)

Ian attends TVN (Thames Valley Network) meetings to represent the interests of Maidenhead u3a. In addition, Ian brings news of TVN events to our attention so that they can be communicated to our members via the Newsletter and the website. Ian will be able to address questions regarding the function of and activities of TVN.

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