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
Treasurer: Graham Johnson
Deputy Treasurer: Stuart Goyns
Secretary: Simon Haynes
Membership Secretary: Pat Newsome
Membership Secretary Emeritus: Ron Cook
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
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)
4. Finance, Liaison, and Compliance – Chair, Joe Bannister with Simon Foulkes, Richard Hearn, Graham Johnson, Stuart Goyns and Michael Morris.
Richard Hearn has the honorary title of Clerk to the Trustees.
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