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Leighton Buzzard Photographic Club Committee Members

Leighton Buzzard Photographic Club is run and administered by a committee of dedicated members. As well as these individuals, we are lucky enough to have members that lend a hand in making sure the meetings run smoothly and ensure that we remain an open, warm and social club.
Below you will find a list of Committee members, a brief role description and contact details:

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Sue Brinkworth - Club Secretary
Sue Brinkworth - Club Secretary
Interfaces with outside organisations. Sets the agenda and takes the minutes of committee meetings. Stands in for the Chairman as necessary.
Mike Kitchingman - Chairman
Mike Kitchingman - ChairmanProgramme Secretary
Mike is the public facing head of the club, taking on the role of Chairman from Paul Searle in 2017.

As Chairman, Mike chairs committee meetings. Introduces most club meetings. Ensures the committee members do their jobs. Has the final say.

In addition, Mike is our Programme Secretary. Responsible for planning the club programme, booking guest speakers and judges for our club competitions.

Graham Meers - Treasurer
Graham Meers - TreasurerPrint Competitions Co-ordinator
As Treasurer Graham controls the monetary transactions of the club and maintains an up to date record of the clubs accounts. He is also responsible for membership.

In addition to the responsibilities as Treasurer, Graham is our Internal & External Print Competitions Co-ordinator.
Int Print Comps – Collects competition entries. Controls the running of the competition event.
Ext Comps – Collects competition entries and monies. Ensures entries are valid and get to the competition in time. Maintains the results.

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Dave Gillow - Vice-Chairman
Dave Gillow - Vice-Chairman
Dave is a long-standing member of the Club. As Vice-Chairman, he stands in for the Chairman as necessary.

In addition, Dave is the co-founder and UK organiser of the Two Hemispheres Competition with our twin club in Australia.

Sally Kitchingman - Vice Treasurer
Sally Kitchingman - Vice Treasurer
Manages all the day to day finances.
Philip Eade - Committee Member
Philip Eade - Committee MemberWebsite Assistant
Tim Gould - Committee Member
Tim Gould - Committee MemberWebsite Assistant
 Malcolm Guy - Committee Member
Malcolm Guy - Committee MemberWebsite Assistant
Paul Needham - Committee Member
Paul Needham - Committee MemberProjectionist, Internal & External PDI Competitions Co-ordinator, CTO and Webmaster
 Wendy Taylor - Committee Member
Wendy Taylor - Committee MemberExternal PDI Competitions Assistant

Other Voluntary Duties

Patrick Linford
Patrick LinfordClub Reporter
David Marlow - Public Relations/Marketing
David Marlow - Public Relations/Marketing
This is a new position to promote the club and increase membership.
Hilary Clarke
Hilary ClarkeSocial Events Organiser