Committee

Meet The Team

Here are the DSC Committee, their contact details, and some of their responsibilities

Lee Pearce – Chairman

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  • To oversee the clubs activities, coordinating and supporting the activities of the officers of committee
  • Chair committee meetings making sure that each meeting is planned and conducted according to the constitution and that matters are dealt with in an orderly, efficient manner.
  • Ensure that committee decisions are implemented.
  • Represent the club at meetings with individuals and other bodies.
Chris Dervin  – New Members Officer

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07921236682

  • To look after the interests of pilots new to the club
  • Talk to any new face on the hill and introduce them to the club.
  • Think of ways the club can be more welcoming and less cliquey.
  • Represent the needs of new members in committee discussions and decisions.
  • Respond to emails on subjects like site/weather tips and membership queries.
Ash Ghinn  – Chief Coach


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07859912922

  • Provide information, guidance and help to all in a safe and proven manner.
  • Set up and maintain an effective coaching team and oversee all coaching within the club.
  • Support existing coaches and encourage them to continually develop their skills and knowledge.
  • Recruit suitable local pilots to the role of club coach and promote suitably mature club coaches to the role of Senior coach.
  • Promote coaching locally, encourage its use within the club and organise training and awareness events for members.
Peter Happe  – Treasurer

peter

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  • To look after the finances of the club by
  • Maintaining records of income and expenditure
  • Preparing quarterly reports to the committee and annual reports to the membership at the AGM
  • Running the clubs bank accounts and receiving and paying out all monies approved by committee
Seth Barber  – Web Master

seth

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  • To maintain and develop the clubs website.
  • To provide support to club members and members of the public who experience difficulties that arise in relation to the club website.
  • To maintain and provide support for the committee email accounts.
John Warden –  Secretary

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  • Organise committee meetings and the AGM
  • Record and distribute minutes
  • Act as the club contact
  • Deal with club correspondence
Wayne Smith – Safety Officer

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  • Responsible for safety within the club.
Guy Richardson  – Membership Secretary

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  • To maintain and update club membership records.
  • Process membership applications
  • Grant access to club forum
  • Collect temporary membership details
  • Maintain the membership club database
  • Update committee current membership numbers
  • Liaise with Treasurer on annual membership payments
  • Follow up any payment irregularities
  • Issue annual membership cards and helmet stickers
  • Cross reference BHPA membership with club database

Site Officers

John Youle  – Stanage Sites Officer

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  • Liaising with landowners
  • Making members aware of site rules
  • Dealing with rule infringements and disputes
Owen Dickenson  – Mam Tor Sites Officer
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  • Liaising with landowners
  • Making members aware of site rules
  • Dealing with rule infringements and disputes
Pete Denver  – Curbar Sites Officer

Pete Denver

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  • Liaising with landowners
  • Making members aware of site rules
  • Dealing with rule infringements and disputes
Steve Hudson  – Eyam Sites Officer

Steve Hudson

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07762729663

  • Liaising with landowners
  • Making members aware of site rules
  • Dealing with rule infringements and disputes

Social / Competition Organizers

Huw Green  – Competitions Officer

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  • Encourage members to join local and national competitions.
  • Liaise with competition organizers wanting to run competitions on DSC sites
Becca Hazzard  – Social Secretary

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  • To organise social events, including
  • Annual dinner and presentation
  • Educational talks (e.g. coaching).
  • Pub meets, curry nights and parties.