The Lord-Lieutenant would like to congratulate all those who have received honours in Her Majesty The Queen’s 2018 New Year Honours.
Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Commander (CBE)
Mr Howard RIDDLE (Bethersden). Lately, Chief Magistrate for England and Wales. For Services to the Administration of Justice.
Mr David STEPHENS (Tunbridge Wells). Director of Resources (Army), HM Armed Forces, Ministry of Defence. For Services to Defence.
Ms Sarah ALEXANDER (Tunbridge Wells). Chief Executive and Artistic Director, National Youth Orchestra. For Services to Music.
Mr Nicholas DRINKAL (Dover). Deputy Director, Border Force, Home Office. For Services to Border Security in Calais and Dunkirk.
Mr Ian EDWARDS (Brenchley). Executive Vice President, Spectrum Geo. For Services to the UK Oil and Gas Exploration Industry.
Mr Jospeh HOLNESS QPM (Folkestone). Lately, Inspector, Kent Police. For Services to Policing and the National Police Memorial Day.
Mr Ralph HOULT (Ramsgate). For Services to the Community in Ramsgate.
Ms Stephanie KARPETAS (Folkestone). Founder and Director, Sustainability Connections CIC and Director, Orchard Community Energy. For Services to the Community in East Kent.
Ms Samenua SESHER (Folkestone). Coach and Culture Management Consultant. For Services to Art.
Mr Robert BAGLEY (Canterbury). For Services to Disadvantaged Children and the Community in Canterbury.
Ms Karyn DUNNING (Deal). Head of Detained Casework, Immigration Enforcement, Home Office. For Services to Asylum and Humanitarian Operations.
Mrs Carolyn MCVITTIE (Ashford). Managing Director, Stepahead. For Services to Children and Families.
Mrs Sandra BOOER (Dartford). For Services to Music and the Community in Dartford.
Mrs Wendy DAWS (Rochester). For voluntary service to Visually Impaired People in North Kent.
Mrs Anne FORBES (Ashford). Refugee Resettlement Co-ordinator, Ashford Borough Council. For Services to the Resettlement of Syrian Refugees in the UK.
Dr Norman W F B HILL (Hythe). For Services to Music in Kent.
Mrs Alison REYNOLDS (Faversham). For Services to Community Sport in Kent.
Mr John THOMPSON (Dover). Administration Officer, Detection Technology Management Unit, Border Force South and Europe, Home Office. For Services to Border Security.