All Change on the HRC Committee
It was all change at the club's annual general meeting when both the Chair and Secretary stood down.
Kevin Oates gave up the Chair and was replaced by Ben Haywood Smith. However, Kevin retains a place on the committee after being elected as Club Steward.
Mark Styles takes the place of outgoing Secretary, Bruce Howorth, who had also decided to step down from his post.
Graham Marples is to fill the newly-created post of Communications Officer after the recent members' questionnaire identified this as a problem area.
All the club officials were elected or re-elected unopposed. The full list is:
Chair: Ben Haywood Smith
Secretary: Mark Styles
Treasurer: Barney Hawkins
Ladies' Captain: Catherine Bowman
Men's Captain: Steve Ludman
Safety Officer: Jenny Ludman
Junior Co-ordinator: Nicci Slipman
Welfare Officer: Jono Ewen
Communications Officer: Graham Marples
Steward: Kevin Oates
Non-executive Committee Members: Beverley Beattie, Bruce Howorth, Frances Fewster
Explore Rowing Co-ordinator: Keith Hutton
Learn2Row Co-ordinator: Sue Rainford
Social Events Secretary: Elizabeth Waterman
Entries Co-ordinators: Catherine Bowman, George Doody