Officers

Our officers take care of the running of the club. They look after everything from selecting the short list of charities we support, fundraisers, events and our entertainment evenings.

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Position Name Bio
President John Spurgeon John joined Rotary in 2008 and considers it one of the best decisions he ever made. Aside from making some life-long friends, John has been involved in a variety of club functions including entertainment and fundraising. He will take over as President in July 2017.
President-elect Gabriel Shead Gabriel has been a member of the Club for a number of years and during that time has held many jobs including President in 1992. He believes in helping others, and looks forward to his year as President in 2018-19.

Junior Vice President Graham Green After being the other half of a Rotarian for 8 years I thought it might be a good time to join as I was getting more heavily involved. So in August of last year I joined and now looking forward to becoming President in 2019-20.

Treasurer Roger Deas As treasurer of the club, Roger has the task of maintaining the finances. No easy task considering we support a number of charities and hold multiple events throughout the year. Thanks to our members hard work we also have a number of fundraising revenue streams that allows us to do such great work locally and overseas.
Club Secretary Mike Edwards Mike’s duties involve more or less everything that the rest of the club leadership don’t do. He looks after the day to day running of the club, making sure that meetings take place and are recorded and all parties are kept in the loop.
Rich_Taylor Past President Richard Taylor Richard Taylor has been a rotary member since 2006 and has served two terms as club president. He is deeply passionate about Rotary’s guiding principles of friendship and fellowship.

Other Officer Roles


Past President (2016 – 17) Richard Taylor
Club Service Committee Chair Gabriel Shead
Community & Vocational Service Committee Chair Anne Green
International Committee Chair Richard Taylor
Fundraising Committee Chair Steve Maidment
Assistant Treasurer Ros Horsfall-Turner
Membership Secretary John Horswill
Business Partner Secretary John Horswill / Trevor Clements
Sports Officer Terry Wood
Youth Officer John Slade
Almoner Charles Cleghorn
Club Protection Officer Trevor Clements
Bulletineer Trevor Clements
Facebook Graham Green
Webmaster Sonia Hall
Speakers Secretary Mike Staton
Public Relations Gerry Needham