Nora has been our Chair since 2019. She has been the chair of CILIP in Kent and has served on committee since 2017.
Contact Nora if you wish to find out more about the work of the South East Member Network, or you wish to join the committee.
Nora works at London South Bank University as a Teacher Librarian. She in originally from the United States, and has worked in libraries since 2007. Nora is also the representative for CILIP in Kent on the South East Committee.
Claire Choong - Secretary
As Secretary, Claire is responsible for the efficient running of the Committee and its adherence to CILIP's regulations and
governance. She also arranges and takes minutes for meetings. Claire is the Learning & Research Librarian (Research Lead)
at Canterbury Christ Church University, where she has worked since 2005. She is also Secretary for the Kent sub-branch of CILIP (CILIP in Kent).
Alison Horner Le Riche - Treasurer
Alison is the Treasurer for the South East Member Network.
Alison joined the South East Member Network committee in 2019. She provides support for the South East Network as well as support and guidance to the treasurers in the sub-networks. Alison works for The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust as a Library and Knowledge Service Manager.
Member Support Coordinator - Ben Williamson
Linda Jones - Mentor Support Coordinator and Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Representative
Linda Jones is the Law and Criminology Librarian at the University of Portsmouth.
New Professional Support Officer - Lucy Sinclair
Website Manager - Vacant
This post is currently vacant. If you wish to report any problems with the website or would like to help us edit it, please contact Claire Choong or Nora Camann.
Helena Leeper - Publicity Officer and Newsletter Editor
Helena has overall responsibility for publicity and the newsletter of the South East Member Network.
My name is Helena Leeper and I manage the E-Bulletin for CILIP SE. I've been a school librarian for the past two years, completing a Masters degree in Librarianship in 2017. Alongside my work with CILIP and my current school, I also assist in the running of the twitter chat Newlibsuk (https://twitter.com/newlibsuk) where we cover topics ranging from diversity in librarianship to finding that first job after qualification. In my spare time I love to follow up on my passions in classical civilisation, music and photography.
Sarah Mann - Thames Valley Representative
Sarah is the chair of the CILIP Thames Valley working group. She work for the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford University, as collections and instructional materials manager for the executive education department of the Saïd Business School. This is her first library role after 25 years in publishing. She's currently studying part-time for an MSc in Information and Library Studies with Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.