High Sheriff of South Glamorgan 2022-23
I was approached in early 2019, by the High Sheriff of South Glamorgan 2018–19 to ask if I was prepared to take on the role of High Sheriff of South Glamorgan in 2022-23, having been nominated by his nominations panel. I accepted the role;
The High Sheriff is an independent, voluntary, non-political, Royal appointment for a single year and involves a mix of Ceremonial, Judicial, Charitable and Community functions.
For three years consecutively your name as High Sheriff in Nomination for your county is read out by the Lord Chief Justice at the Royal Courts of Justice on 12th November. We attended the 2021 announcement;
I was first introduced to the past High Sheriffs of South Glamorgan at High Sheriffs Drinks Reception Tuesday, 26 November 2019;
High Sheriffs Ladies Lunch, High Sheriffs room, Crown Court, Cardiff, 11 February 2020;
High Sheriff Handover Dinner from one High Sheriff to the next at the Cardiff and County Club, 12th March 2020. [the last event we attended before lockdown!];
A visit to Burghley House, for some High Sheriff training, July 2021;
Attended the High Sheriffs Drinks Reception 2021;
High Sheriffs Association (Wales) conference and Lunch, Llangoed Hall;
High Sheriffs of South Glamorgan 2021-22, High Sheriff Panel zoom meeting, March 2022;
Attended the High Sheriff of Mid Glamorgan, Youth Community Awards, March 2022;
Pricking Ceremony by Her Royal Highness The Queen [now officially a High Sheriff but I don’t take up Office until my Declaration Ceremony], 16th March 2022;
High Sheriff Handover Dinner from High Sheriff 2021-22, to the next (Me!), at the Cardiff and County Club, 17 March 2022;
South Glamorgan High Sheriff Declaration Ceremony, 5th April 2022.