Ida RushworthIda Rushworth – President
Ida lives in West Chiltington and has been a member
of our WI for several years. She has returned
to the committee last year having taken a break for three years.
she previously served as Secretary for two years.
She has also headed our Focus on Food Group and
her culinary skills never fail to impress.


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Jill Vincent – Vice President and Secretary
Jill moved to West Chiltington at the end of 2015 and joined WI in the following January,  having been a member of the very small Chelsfield Evening WI for some years. Her main interests are walking, dancing, craft and gardening and, since moving to the village has taken up croquet.


JennyJenny Napier – Minutes Secretary
Jenny moved to West Chiltington in December 2010 to be near her daughter and family. She has been a member since February 2011 and on the committee for several years. She said: “I have found it to be a friendly, lively group, with lots of activities, and feel I have made some good friends already, which has made me feel much more at home in the village.” Jenny is a retired French teacher and head of French Conversation Group.


lesley ReadLesley Read – Treasurer

Lesley, who lives in Storrington,  is our new Treasurer. She joined the committee at the end of 2017 and had been assisting our previous Treasurer, Wendy Chalu before taking over this important role herself.




IMG_0798 (2)Maureen Grizaard

Maureen  joined our WI in March 2015. She lives in Storrington. 





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Gilly Lindsay
Gilly joined the WI after being pleasantly surprised at what it had to offer, previously thinking it was all ‘jam and Jerusalem’ (not that there’s anything wrong with that!). She has not been disappointed and really enjoys the camaraderie and choice of activities.




Tricia Dewhurst
Tricia joined West Chiltington WI in early 2015. Having moved to West Sussex from Surrey and newly retired, she has found the WI a great way to meet new people and get involved in village life.
Her interests include collecting antiques, classic cars, music and reading.



anne marie (2)Anne-Marie Smith

Anne-Marie moved to Storrington four years ago and joined West Chiltington WI to make new friends.  Having worked for a bank for many years, she now enjoys walking, reading and travel.




StephanieStephanie Cole

Stephanie has been a WI member for 35 years, belonging to our institute and three others before moving to this area.
Her early training was in catering and she also taught cookery. Later she worked as a village correspondent for a local newspaper and as a volunteer for the WRVS Books on Wheels.
She says she has very much enjoyed the many benefits that WI membership offers


IMG_0808 (2)Wendy Chalu 
Wendy moved to Storrington some years ago for family reasons and joined our WI shortly afterwards.
She has been a WI member for more than 30 years which has included being involved at County Federation and at local level in both Oxfordshire and Dorset and she is an ex-WI Adviser.



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Kathy is the newest member of our committee. She lives in Storrington.