Our hard-working Office Staff are here to help and support our members

Our office staff, Shirley and Laurence
Laurence Anderson Federation Secretary and Shirley Nicholls Finance Secretary both work in the WI office in Thirsk.

Our dedicated Office Staff are available Tuesday - Thursday 10.00am -12.30pm and 14.00pm - 15.00pm to answer queries.

Laurence and Shirley are a great team!

They help members with problems and queries over the phone and via email.

Laurence is our Federation Secretary and she provides secretarial and administrative support to the Board of Trustees and our sub-committees. She is the link between the Federation and our National Federation keeping members updated on important policies, informing members about training opportunities, events and other activities

Shirley is our Federation Finance Secretary and she is responsible for keeping all our financial records up to date.  She works closely with the Federation Treasurer to provide the Board of Trustees with regular updates relating to our income and expenditure and to prepare the books for the auditors.

Laurence and Shirley work with the Chairman and Trustees to plan and organise the Federation Spring and Autumn Council Meetings, to co-ordinate arrangements for the National Annual Meeting and to process arrangements for Federation events such as courses, workshops and lunches etc.

Members can phone the Office Tuesday – Thursday 10.00am -12.30pm and 14.00pm – 15.00pm and can also contact the Office by email.


Contact our Office

You can get in touch with our office by telephone Tuesday – Thursday 10.00am -12.30pm and 14.00pm – 15.00pm or email anytime and we will respond as soon as we can.

Laurence at fedsec.nyefwi@btconnect.com

Shirley at financesec.nyefwi@btconnect.com

01845 522415

Upcoming events

We run a full and varied programme of events for our members, check our What's On section for details of upcoming events in your area.

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