BPSC Trustees, Committee and Life Members

BPSC is a non-profit making organisation with charitable status (Registered Charity Nos 1057118), and everyone who helps to run the club is an unpaid volunteer. BPSC is also registered as Company limited by guarantee (Company No. 02911208).


The Constitution can be downloaded by clicking the following link: BPSC Constitution 


The Club has a minimum of three trustees who are responsible for promoting and safeguarding the charitable arm of the Club in accordance with the Charity Commission (Under company law, trustees are also company directors).

Our trustees guide the Club – they look out for the Club’s best interests and promote its aims in the wider world. They make sure the Club is heading in the right direction and is doing what it was set up to do. Trustees have a formal responsibility for appointing paid staff and keeping a check on the Club’s finances and activities. They do not get too involved in the day-to-day running of the Club which is managed by the Committee.

The current trustees are as follows:

Michael Chilton
Andy Crowfoot
Helen McKibbin

The Committee

The committee is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Club.  The committee requires a minimum of three elected executive officers: President/Chair, Secretary and Financial Controller/Treasurer. The Committee has up to ten further elected members who help with in a variety of roles.

The current list of committee members are as follows (click onto the role to download the role description):

BPSC Club President : Dougal Lumby
BPSC Club Secretary : Bahir Laattoe
BPSC Finance Officer : Nick Robbins
BPSC Welfare Officer : Michelle Gazzi  
BPSC Training & SwimMark Coordinator : (vacant)
BPSC Club Membership Secretary : (vacant)
BPSC New Starter Officer : Amanda Pixner
BPSC Operations : Keith Farthing
BPSC Fundraising & Social Officer : (vacant)
BPSC Parents' Representative : (vacant)
BPSC Competitions Secretary : David Moyles
BPSC Masters Representative : Dougal Lumby
BPSC Treasurer : Kusum Maini

Head Coach : Rosie Long

Learn to Swim Lead : Isabel Mason

The Web Administrator and Data Protection Officer (Voluntary) for this web site is Keith Farthing

Life Members

There are a small group of people who have been awarded life membership by the club to mark their significant contribution to its' the long term success.  These club members have volunteered for many years and have inspired others in their swimming, volunteering or charitable work.

The current life members are:

Mr A Canham (Elected 1980)
Mr S & Mrs P Fraser (Elected 1983)
Mrs S Burt (Elected 1990)
Mr A & Mrs L Lingley (Elected 2008)
Mr N & Mrs B Birdsall (Elected 2009)
Mr D Parr (Elected 2014)
Mr D Tomback (Elected 2018)