Christine John is the Secretary of MEFAS and a Civil Servant. Her Line Manager at the Department for Business Innovation and Skills nominated her for an MBE in the New Years Honours List 2014 in recognition of her services in the Public Sector and particularly her work on the Regional Development Agency closure project and her continuing voluntary work for MEFAS and Civil Aid.

The Department values her contribution to the voluntary sector especially her transferable skills and leadership roles.

Christine has been a member of MEFAS and Civil Aid for 30 years.  Christine was secretary and treasurer of Civil Aid for 20 years and Chair of MEFAS before taking on the role as secretary.  Christine spends much of her free time carrying out managerial and administrative roles for both charities as well as teaching First Aid  in the community.

The Committee and Members of Civil Aid and MEFAS offer their congratulations to Christine on the award of her well deserved MBE.