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:

Association Chair: Pat Newsome

Website & IT Support – Peter Harrison* and Will O’Shea*

Admin to Trustees – Caroline Williams*

General Secretary – Simon Haynes

Projects – Julie Miller*

Treasurer: Graham Johnson
General Secretary: Simon Haynes
Simon Haynes
Membership Secretary : Jim Cleaver

Portfolio Groups

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

1. Membership Services : Chair – Jim Cleaver

Membership – Jim Cleaver

Marshlander Editor – Simon Haynes

Assistant Marshlander Editors – Tony Edwards*, Bill King*

Marshlander Proof Reader – David Jackson*

Marshlander Back Copy Administrator – Ron Cook*

*=Members of Portfolio Group but not Trustees

2. Marketing and Communications – Andrew White

Andrew White

Andreas Tatt*

Special Events – Alex Ross*, Julie Miller*

*=Members of Portfolio Group but not Trustees

3. Fundraising – Cazz Wrate

*=Members of Portfolio Group but not Trustees

4. Education and Heritage – Chair: Nigel Whitburn

Nigel Whitburn

RHDRA Historian – Andy Nash*

Members -Will O’Shea*, Phil Rutt*, Suzy Daly*, Martin Swainson*, Duncan Adam*

*=Members of Portfolio Group but not Trustees

5. Finance, Liaison, and Compliance – Chair: Joe Bannister

Joe Bannister

Pat Newsome, Graham Johnson,

Kevin Irwin*

*=Members of Portfolio Group but not Trustees

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