Our Trustees

The Association’s Constitution requires there to be a Management Committee including four Officers: the Chair, the Treasurer, the Secretary, and the Membership Secretary. The members of the Committee are the Trustees of the charity.

Trustees have duties prescribed by the charity legislation, and are accountable to members through the Constitution and General Meetings.

All Trustees can be contacted by email in the format [email protected]

The current Officers are:

Chair: Simon Foulkes

Simon Foulkes

Treasurer: Graham Johnson

Deputy Treasurer: Stuart Goyns

Stuart Goynes

Secretary: Simon Haynes

Simon Haynes

Membership Secretary: Pat Newsome

Membership Secretary Emeritus: Ron Cook

Ron Cook

Portfolio Groups

The work of the Committee is split into four areas, known as “portfolio groups”. Each has a Trustee as chair.

1. Communication Membership and Special Events –  Chair – Simon Haynes

Membership – Ron Cook and Pat Newsome

Website – Peter Harrison* and Will O’Shea*

Special Events – Alex Ross*

100th Anniversary – Graham Fernee* and Dave Bushell*

Marshlander Proof Reader  – David Jackson*

*=Members of Portfolio Group but not Trustees

2. Volunteering and Engagement – Chair, Andrew White, with Cazz Wrate

Andrew White       

Cazz is also heading up our 2020-21 Winter Work Fundraising effort in collaboration with the Railway.

3. Education and Heritage – Joint Chairs, Andy Nash and Nigel Whitburn, Laura Jacques Facilitator (Laura is not a trustee)

Andy Nash        Nigel Whitburn        Laura Jacques

4. Finance, Liaison, and Compliance – Chair, Joe Bannister with Simon Foulkes, Richard Hearn, Graham Johnson, Stuart Goyns and Michael Morris.

Joe Bannister

Richard Hearn has the honorary title of Clerk to the Trustees.

Richard Hearn

The remaining trustees not named above are linked to specific portfolio groups and may have specific responsibilities.

PERHAPS YOU MIGHT CONSIDER BECOMING A TRUSTEE?  if so please follow this link: becoming a trustee