Meet the Committee

Chair
Coaching Qualifications: UKCC Level 1 Coach Age: 46 Gainful Employment:
Ian DowningChair

Coaching Qualifications: UKCC Level 1 Coach
Age: 46
Gainful Employment: Contracts Manager, Construction
Distinguishing Characteristics: Southern Hemisphere accent, and the middle age spread has taken hold.
Paddling Penchant: Anything to do with water
General: Wife also paddles in the club. Have white water rafted in various locations around the world.
Coaching Qualifications: UKCC Level 1 Coach
Current Boat: Delphin 155

Secretary
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Noren McKinenSecretary

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Assistant Secretary
Sandy BeesonAssistant Secretary
Treasurer
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Kate UzzellTreasurer

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Membership Secretary
Dawn FreemanMembership Secretary
Welfare Officer and Boatshed Manager
Coaching Qualifications: UKCC Level 1 Coach Age: 47 Gainful Employment: Sutton
Julian HellingsWelfare Officer and Boatshed Manager

Coaching Qualifications: UKCC Level 1 Coach
Age: 47
Gainful Employment: Sutton Office Chair Repair Service & Bespoke New Chairs
Distinguishing Characteristics: Tall with little hair and in shorts most of the year.
Paddling Penchant: Touring(Open Canoe and Kayak), sea and surfing.
General: Burnham on Sea with my wife Sonia, daughters Hannah and Sophie, and dog Louis. Enjoy all aspects of paddling, introducing new paddlers to the fun and enjoyment of the sport.
Current boat: Perception Carolina 14 and Palm Sit on Top

Lead Coach
Coaching Qualifications: UKCC Level 2 Coach
Steve HollandLead Coach

Coaching Qualifications: UKCC Level 2 Coach

BC Local Representative
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Steve WarwickerBC Local Representative

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Quartermaster
Age: 43 Gainful Employment: Electronics Test Engineer Distinguishing Characteristics: The
Paul BowermanQuartermaster

Age: 43
Gainful Employment: Electronics Test Engineer
Distinguishing Characteristics: The scruffy bloke with no hair.
Paddling Penchant: Anywhere really, but like the sea.
General: Married with too many kids(3). Looking for ways to retire early and spend more time on the water, as the older I get the more like Victor Meldrew I become
Current boat: Venture Eskey 15 coastal tourer, Perception Triumph13 SOT for fishing and a Robson NRG XL for playing in.

Webmaster
Coaching Qualifications: UKCC Level 1 Coach Age: wrong side of
Martin AspinallWebmaster

Coaching Qualifications: UKCC Level 1 Coach
Age: wrong side of 50
Gainful Employment: Medical Service Engineer
Distinguishing Characteristics: Grumpy Old Man. ex Racing Snake.
Paddling Penchant: Touring, Coastal, Rivers, Sea.
General: Got Mrs A, a younger son and a stupid dog who, for some reason, don’t like Canoeing.
Current Boat: Dagger Blackwater and Perception Madness. Also housing a Robson TT C1 in pieces.

General Committee
Age: Who’s counting? Gainful Employment: Spending as much time on
Annette ColbournGeneral Committee

Age: Who’s counting?
Gainful Employment: Spending as much time on the water as possible.
Distinguishing Characteristics: Sunglasses all year round.
Paddling Penchant: Touring and Sea Kayaking.
Current Boat: Alchemy 14L

General Committee
Steve LawesGeneral Committee