|The Society of Backyard Designers (SGD) has appointed Philippa O’Brien MSGD as its new Chair. Philippa will take up the function from November 2014, changing Juliet Sargeant MSGD who steps down after two fruitful years as Chair and a long-standing dedication to the SGD Council.|
|The announcement was made by Juliet Sargeant MSGD on the Society’s AGM.|
|A Registered Member of the SGD since 2006, Philippa joined the Society greater than 20 years in the past and is at the moment a member of the SGD Council.|
|Along with working her personal backyard design observe, Philippa is an lively member of her native Beekeepers Affiliation and is an enthusiastic allotment holder. Talking of her appointment she stated: “The SGD covers an awfully various and gifted vary of people, being chosen to signify them is a big honour. Fortunately I don’t have to do that alone, however with the superb crew that make up our Council.”
Philippa takes up the function because the Society prepares for its third annual Award ceremony, which will likely be held in London in January 2015.
|She will even be guiding many initiatives into 2015 together with a revision of the SGD web site, the introduction of a brand new stand for RHS Chelsea and the launch of the primary SGD ebook revealed by Frances Lincoln.
Commenting on the Society on the announcement of her appointment she stated: “The Society has come a good distance within the thirty or so years because it was fashioned. The challenges backyard designers face are frequently altering, starting from new plant ailments to adjustments in Well being and Security rules. The SGD is right here to assist our members meet these challenges. We wish to showcase their achievements, and encourage and assist new expertise in our business.”
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