The Polish Heritage Society
The Polish Heritage Society in the United Kingdom, in short PHS (UK), was formed to promote greater community awareness amongst present and future generations of United Kingdom citizens of Polish origin of the historical links between the two countries and the presence of acts of gratitude and remembrance across Great Britain.
Polish Heritage Society (UK) Limited was incorporated as a limited liability company on 04 February 2011 (Registered Number 07517923, England and Wales) and was registered as a charity by the Charity Commission (Registered Number 1143791) on 13 September 2011.
Administration of PHS
The PHS is administered by the Honorary Secretary and the Honorary Treasurer.
The Honorary Secretary calls meetings, including the AGM, records the minutes, liaises with associations, groups and government departments and supports the Board of Directors in their various roles.
The Honorary Treasurer manages the society's finances, ensuring that full financial records are kept and that the appropriate authorities are informed at regular intervals.
A record is kept of particular contributions of volunteers and of all donors.
The society's main channel of communication is through its website.
PHS Directors and officers
Malgosia Alterman: Communications Director
Chris Januszewski: Committee Member
Hanka Januszewska: Director
Elizabeth Malhomme: Secretary
Christopher Marek Rencki, FRAI: Treasurer
Dr. Marek Stella-Sawicki, MBE: Chairman
Teresa Stella-Sawicka: Director
PHS Honorary Members
And those who always wholeheartedly supported Polish Heritage Society UK in our heritage projects but sadly departed:
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Col Stanisław Berkieta, 3DSK, 2nd Corp, SPK
HE Stanisław Komorowski, Ambassador to UK*
Capt Henryk Strzelecki MBE, Monte Cassino, SPK
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Mrs Irena Anders
Prezydent Ryszard Kaczorowski, Polish Govmt in Exile*
Ltn Józef Królczyk, Monte Cassino, SPK
Col Wiesław Wolwowicz, Virtuti Militari, SPK
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Dr Andrzej Meeson-Kielanowski, SMOM, PHS UK
Feliks Keidrowski, Błyskawica, 2nd Corp
Dr Krzysztof Stoliński, PUMST
Juliusz Englert, PISM
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Rev Bronek Gostomski, St Andrew Bobola Church*
Major Tony Hibbert MBE MC, 1st British Airborne
Jerzy Kulczycki, Publisher, Chairman of Ognisko
Włodek Lesiecki, Mazury
|* Smoleńsk in Russia - Air Crash whilst on its way to Katyń Forest, 10th April 2010.|