South East - Committee
Kay RowanRegional Councillor / COUNCILLOR
Landline: 01420 83076
Mobile: 0771 5629935
Kay has been involved in singing and amateur theatre since she performed in Aristophanes 'The Frogs' at school. She has been involved both on stage, backstage, in the orchestra, and on society committees for more years than she cares to remember. From Chairman to tea-lady, from Business Manager to cleaner there are very few society jobs she has not been involved in. Kay joined the NODA Council as Regional Councillor in 2014 having previously served as a regional rep. She relishes the opportunity that being on the Council gives her to serve the societies of the south-east.
Pauline CatterallREGIONAL SECRETARY
Keith SmithersREGIONAL TREASURER
Dee SharpeREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE (District SE01 - Mid-Sussex)
Mobile: 07813 006245
Landline: 01444 811786
Deborah (Dee) Sharpe has been involved in local amateur theatre for many years on stage and back stage. She was on the committee of Underground Productions in Eastbourne and has written plays and sketches which were performed locally. She also acted semi-professionally in murder mysteries and has worked with schools, colleges, youth groups and psychiatric hospitals in creating educational and issue based films and performance.
Brenda GowerREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE (District SE02 - East Sussex)
Anne LawsonREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE (District SE03 - The Weald & South East Sussex)
Landline: 01424 428693
Gordon HarrisREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE (District SE05 - Kent Three Towns)
Landline: 01634 402323
Cheryl MumfordREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE (District SE06 - East Kent)
Doreen GriersonREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE (District SE07 - North Kent)
Jose HarrisonREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE (District SE09 - West Sussex)
Landline: 01903 892248
Mark DonaldsREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE / WEBSITE EDITOR (District SE10 - Portsmouth & East Hampshire)
Landline: 023 9246 9197
Mobile: 07776 384231
Mark is a retired computer programmer who has had a life-long interest in the theatre and has been involved with the amateur stage for over twenty years, both performing and behind the scenes as stage manager, making scenery and props. He runs a website called The Portsmouth Amateur Diary which publicises the productions of amateur groups in Portsmouth and the surrounding area.
Gloria E. SmithREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE (District SE12 - North West Surrey)
Landline: 01932 866323
Marie ColtmanREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE (District SE13 - New Forest)
Chris HortonREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE (District SE14 - North Hampshire)
Landline: 01256 882426
Chris is an experienced actor with a diploma from the Guildford School of Acting and she has appeared with various local groups since the late 80s starting at the Haymarket, Basingstoke with Pavilion Theatre Group. Chris helped to set up BANTA (Basingstoke and Newbury Theatre Association) a mutual aid organisation for local groups and in 2000 wrote an amateur theatre column in the Basingstoke Observer. Until recently Chris was Chairman of Loddon Players. Chris has been rep for District 14 since September 2014.
Rita BoffinREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE (District SE16 - Isle of Wight)
Landline: 019 8373 1491
Mark AllenREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE (District SE17 - Southampton & Mid-Hampshire)
Mobile: 07834 126600
Pauline SurreyREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE (District SE18 - East Hampshire & North West Surrey)
Landline: 01483 570008
Jon FoxREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE (District SE19 - Mid-Surrey)
Landline: 020 8668 6768
In his youth Jon studied with an ex D'Oyle Carte principal and whilst he tried to make it a career he was forced by economics to take up a business career. He was involved in musical theatre and opera in the West Midlands, Brighton and latterly on the London Surrey borders. Jon has performed all the G&S baritone roles as well as those in musical theatre. He founded a fund raising company Utopians Limited to raise funds for churches. His time is filled with singing and entertaining at a wide rage of venues. Jon is most enthusiastic concerning his role as a NODA regional rep and is keen to continue to support his societies in their endeavours.
John BarnesMEMBERSHIP SECRETARY / COUNCILLOR / Previous Council Member / PAST PRESIDENT / NODA Ltd
Landline: 01580 830 830
Mobile: 07803 905000
First involved with Am Dram at school when I took the lead in Nicholas Nickleby; unable to get involved again until 1996 when I joined a society; attended NODA Summer School since 1998 both as student and more latterly as Summer School Committee member; served as South East Area Regional representative; elected South East Regional Councillor 2009; Vice President of NODA 2013-14; President of NODA 2014-15. Member of Council since 2009; Life member on Council and currently Interim Chairman of NODA until AGM in September 2017.
Margaret ColtmanAWARDS SECRETARY / PAST PRESIDENT
Landline: 01202 658380
Margaret began performing at the age of 6 and went onto the professional stage primarily as a dancer. In her teens she appeared with both the Tiller and Bluebell Girls. Since her marriage she has taken part in over 100 amateur productions as principal, chorus member, director and choreographer and is still performing. Margaret has had an illustrious career in NODA starting as a regional rep, becoming Councillor for both the Southern and South East Regions. She became President of NODA in 2009 and now continues to serve on the South East Committee as Awards Secretary.
Margaret FieldsREGIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBER
SE Drama Advisor
Landline: 01962 775438
Jackie KenyonYOUTH ADVISER
Mobile: 07533 884599
Jackie lives in Bognor Regis and has been a member of various theatre companies for 34 years both performing on stage and working backstage. She is now a DSM and can be found at the prompt desk for various local theatre groups and dance schools. Jackie also has her own theatre company Knightstar Productions which she runs with her daughter Abi who is a trained performer and choreographer. In the 'real world' Jackie is a manager of a home for people with learning disabilities. Jackie has been a NODA youth advisor for two years and has been to NODA Summer school for the last eight years and says it is definitely the highlight of her year!!