The Friends are governed by a Council consisting of 12 elected members, 2 nominated members and 3 officers.


Frank Paterson MBE


Russ Rollings Vice Chairman and Honorary Secretary
David Naylor Honorary Treasurer
F A Lawton Honorary Legal Advisor

Elected members

Helen Ashby OBE
Peter Batty
Philip Benham Chairman
Mel Draper CBE
Phil Graham
Ian Johnson
Brian Knowlman
Chris Nettleton
John Perkin
David Thomas BEM
Hugh Fenwick

Nominated members

Andrew McLean
Judith McNicol