The Exec


Name: Juliet Lobley

Course: Geography, 3rd Year

Role: Responsible for the overall interests of the club, the activities of its members and the well being and future of LUCC. Ensures that the club is run for the maximum benefit of the members, in both competition and recreational paddling. Represents the club in its relations with the BCU, the University of Lancaster Authorities and the Lancaster University Student Union. Responsible for relations with the Sports Centre and relations regarding the boat house and boat club. Must also ensure that the web site contains no offensive material and that it complies with both the Club, ISS and LUSU regulations.

Favourite Boat: Dagger GTX

                      Favourite River: Lune


Jess Kemmish

Course: History, 2nd Year

Role: To take accurate and complete minutes at Exec meetings, Safety Committee meetings, the AGM and any EMG’s. Produce regular newsletters ensuring that the members are kept up to date, maintain the club website and to organise club merchandise.

Favourite Boat: Dagger GTX

Favourite River: The sea!


Mary Tyson

Course: Mathematics, 2nd Year

Role: To manage the club's money. This includes keeping an accurate account of the club finances, organising receipts and ensuring that the members are aware of and pay their debts. Also to continue work on the financial development plan and apply for funding.

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Polo Secretary

Jon Hayton

Course: Physics PhD
Role (PS): Organise and encourage participation in BUCS polo and other tournaments e.g. North west leagues, Cardiff tournament and Liverpool international. Responsible for entering and organising transport to these events. To write competition reports from BUCS polo and to maintain regular contact with LUSU. Organise the polo training schedule, liaise with the polo captains and maintain the polo boats.

Favourite Boat: Something with a sun deck

Favourite River: Tees

Safety and Kit Officer

Ben Scourfield

Course: Mathematics and French, 2nd Year

Role: To ensure that all equipment is maintained, safe to use and kit checks are taken termly. Make sure that a safety talk is given at the beginning of the academic year, that all members have completed the swim test and capsize drill and are aware of dangers on the water. Guarantee that the boat house and pool store comply with health and safety regulations, make an annual review and update LUSU’s risk assessment.
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River Captain

Tom Street

Course: Engineering, 1st Year

Role: Responsible for the running of river trips and ensuring there are
competent river leaders, first aiders, safety and drivers to do so. To make sure there are trips for various abilities and boats. Responsible for providing off river basic skill training to prepare people for paddling rivers. Should endeavour to organise at least one weekend trip away each term.

Favourite Boat: Waka Tuna

Favourite River: Ogwen                               


Training Officer

Role: Responsible for overseeing the organisation of on-going development training for all members whilst ensuring that there are enough people with qualifications to coach and run river trips. This includes organising WWSR, qualifications, referee courses and in and out of pool training. To arrange funding for these courses and ensure that a database is kept of members qualifications. Responsible for liaising with club coaches and overseeing the exec handover period.

The Role of Polo Secretary is currently not filled and so the role is being shared between other EXEC members.  

Social Secretary

Name: Ben Deacon


Role: To organise a range of socials, including a number of non-alcoholic events, with the intention of providing an opportunity for members to socialise and get to know each other. Organising joint socials with other clubs.

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Fundraising Officer

Name: Peter Baxter


 To organise a range of fundraising events, at least one per term. To liase with members of the club to maximise awareness and encourage participation in fundraising events. Shall play a part in negotiations with LUSU and external organisations regarding funding and sponsorship.

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