Angie trained at Bedford College of Physical Education between 1973 and 1976. The following year she worked as a sabbatical officer for the Bedford College of Higher Education Students' Union, a new post attached to the amalgamated college set up in 1976. She subsequently taught Physical Education in Hertfordshire for 22 years during which time she completed an MA in Bedford as a part-time student. She was appointed as a member of staff at Bedford in January 2000 and is currently Course Leader for the undergraduate teacher training course in Physical Education. Angie has been a member oft the BPEOSA Committee since leaving college in 1976 as leaving student, Group Representative, co-opted member, assistant secretary and finally secretary since 2005. Despite serving a lengthy apprenticeship under the tutelage of Christine Heath she is aware that she has much to learn about her most recent role and is comforted by the fact that Chris is able to offer advice when needed.