The current committee is structured as follows:

President and coaches representative- Douglas Whitlam MBE

Chairman - Carl Vernon

Secretary - Julie Backhouse

Treasurer - Linda Kirkman

Welfare officer - Ali Whitlam

Fundraising Officer - Dessie Creasey (standing down in near future)

SwimMark Coordinator - Vacancy

Workforce Coordinator - Vacancy

Swimmers' Representative - Gye Whitlam

Swim-Shop - Sally Brindley

Minutes Secretary - Liz Hanson

Media Communications Officer - Chris Sharratt

Covid Leads - Carl Vernon and Emily Vernon

Membership Secretary - Jane Pratt


A number of committee roles are available, as follows:

  • Fundraising Officer - provides a central point of contact for fundraising queries and takes the lead on developing opportunities for accessing grants and funding.
  • SwimMark Co-ordinator - the key point of contact for SwimMark, co-ordinating and overseeing the clubs SwimMark submission.
  • Workforce Co-ordinator

If you are interested in filling any of the above roles, or would like more information, please contact the secretary, Julie Backhouse, using the contact us page.