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Our current committee is made up of 5 executive officers, and 3 general committee members. There are also a number of other key roles undertaken within the club.

Full role descriptions and areas of responsibility for all positions within the club, can be obtained from the Secretary upon request.  We are always on the lookout for people to help support the club. If you are interested in becoming a member of the committee or would like to get involved with the club in any way, please email us or speak to the club chairperson.

Executive Committee

Colin Vallance

Colin is our Chairperson, with responsibility for overseeing committee decisions and ensuring efficient running of the club – Email Colin

Brad Dobson
Head Coach

Email our head coach


Joanne Palmer

The secretary’s role is to manage all club administration and act as main point of contact for the club

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Emma Nichol

The treasurer is responsible for managing club accounts and monitoring finances – Email the treasurer

Key Roles (General Committee)


Claire Kirk
Membership Secretary

Helen is responsible for managing club membership – Email the Membership Secretary

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Joanne PalmerGala Administrator

This role involves collating & co-ordinating competition entries for the club, and is our main point contact for any gala queries – Email Lorraine

Other Support and Fundraising Roles

Fundraising Team
Sarah Fairbairn / Lisa Ward
Our fundraising team work hard to secure sponsors and run fundraising events such as cake sales and more.
Sweet Shop
Our sweet shop is a regular fundraising activity.
Swim Shop
Our swim shop is where you can buy club hats and kit.
Welfare Officer
Michelle Turnbull
Our welfare officer is not a committee member and so is able to take a semi-independent approach to complaints. They’re also responsible for undertaking DBS checks on our staff.
Club Website
Chris Heppell
Chris is a swimmer at Chester-le-Street ASC. He works on our website and online membership system

We are always looking for new members and new and exciting fundraising ideas! Any contribution, no matter how small is always welcome. Just speak to any of our fundraising team for more information.

General Committee Members

  • Lee Rice
  • Stuart Palmer

Committee Meetings

Committee meetings are held monthly in the Multipurpose room.

We welcome comments from parents and members on any concerns or feedback they may have in relation to the running of the club. Please email the Chairman with any questions or suggestions you may have via our Contact page.

Full minutes of meetings are available on request.