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We always welcome new members, whether you want to be actively involved or just be part of our charity, please join us. 

Present members who want to be more involved in the activities and the running of YLCE should get in touch with the committee chairmen directly. Below is an outline of each committee activity - your help will make a big difference to how much we achieve so please do let us know if you have time to help.   

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Main Contact:
Carol Gleisner

The Awards Committee of nine members considers applications from women seeking help in funding their chosen education courses. Each case is reviewed as presented. The final decision of whether to lend our support is based on the applicant’s personal circumstances, projected career plan and financial situation.

Contact: Carol Gleisner:


Main Contact:
Janet Juřica

The Social Committee promotes and supports YLCE by organising social events which provide the opportunity to bring together members and friends. These social events generate additional funds which are used not only to support the YLCE awards fund but also other educational charities.

Contact: Janet Juřica :


Main Contact:
Peggy Pullan

The Projects Committee identifies charities and not for profit organisations in Yorkshire working in the areas of girls’ and women’s education, development and welfare that YLCE could support financially or support by YLCE member involvement.

Contact: Peggy Pullan:


Main Contact:

We are looking to form a small group to drive and focus our fundraising efforts to best effect to boost our awards fund and enable us to support new educational or welfare initiatives for women. If any members are interested in becoming involved please contact YLCE chair Gill Lydon.

Forest Hill Board

Main Contact:
Gillian Roche, Sue Clarke

Forest Hill Board is responsible for the direction and management of Forest Hill’s affairs including financial, staffing, risk management, systems and governance.

Contact: Gillian Roche:


Main Contact:
Lorraine Harding

YLCE produce a bi annual Newsletter in Spring and Autumn. If you have any articles or information that you would like to be considered for the Newsletter please get in touch, we are always looking for interesting articles to publish!  

Contact: Lorraine Harding:

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