HCC Committee

Phil Riley


Chair committee meetings and AGM

Plan the long term development of the club

Oversee the work of the other committee members and help when needed

Dale Clarke

Programme Coordinator

Plan and coordinate club trips, to suit all levels of paddlers

Plan and coordinate club events

Maintain the list of trip leaders

Maintain trip risk assessments

Lesley March


Produce and manage club accounts and monitor finances, provide bank balance at each meeting

Produce a monthly income and expenditure plan for the rolling year

Keep receipts and records of all transactions

Plan finances for site access fees, coaching, equipment etc

Prepare end of year accounts

Oversee funding applications

Ring fence any money identified as part of a ‘saving plan’

Monitor that the club bank account is the most appropriate on the market.


Hayley Clarke

Paddlesport Development Officer & Junior/Volunteer Coordinator (vice chair)

Establish and develop good coaching and leading framework

Keep a current register of club coaches and helpers

Monitor paddlesport development of all members

Oversee in house and external training courses throughout the year

Be the point of contact for all current and potential volunteers

Aylwyn Barton

Polo Rep

Responsible for the smooth running of the polo team

Organise and plan training, matches etc

Maintain and purchase all polo equipment

Maintain polo site risk assessment

Wendy Kendell

Club Secretary & Clubmark

Ensure smooth running of all club administration

Take minutes at meetings & produce & monitor ‘to do’ list

Ensure all club documents are up to date on Google docs and for website (reviewed in January), in accordance with clubmark regulation

Contact for club communications

Respond to all enquires on secretary email account

Book venue for committee meetings

Ensure the BCU insurance and clubmark are maintained.


Rob Newitt

Communications Officer

Update and maintain website, Google docs and Face book

Communicate any news and information to all members


Equipment Officer

Maintain equipment and storage facilities, with list of to do jobs

Update records of club equipment

Obtain quotes and purchase new equipment when needed

Keep insurance of club equipment up to date

Organise twice yearly working party including preseason kit check

Prepare future site plans.

Maintain main site risk assessment

Nikki Aldridge

Membership Secretary and Data Protection Officer

Collect annual membership fees

Ensure membership list is up to date and all forms are filed

Record members qualifications

Produce club demographic, how many males, females etc…

Keep welcome pack up to date, issue to new members

Respond to all enquires on membership email account

Vice chairman

The Vice chair role is now a roaming role that will be shared amongst multiple committee members as and when needed.


Assist chairman where needed

Chair meetings in the chairman’s absence

General reps

Assist any committee members when needed

Take on roles when required

Organise club social events

Martin Stretton

General Rep