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Office Bearers And Committee

The organisation of OASI prior to circa 1971 was somewhat ad hoc and details of office bearers and committee members during the period 1967-70 are therefore unavailable.

Chairman

Incumbent Dates
John Easty~1971 to December 1972
Roy CheesmanJanuary 1973 to December 1980
David PayneJanuary 1981 to December 2002
Ken Goward, FRASJanuary 2003 to December 2008
Neil MorleyJanuary 2009 to December 2013
David MurtonJanuary 2014 to December 2017
Paul Whiting, FRASJanuary to December 2018
Andy GibbsJanuary 2019 to date


Vice Chairman

Incumbent Dates
Alan SmithMay 1978 to December 1980
Roy CheesmanJanuary 1981 to December 1986
David BarnardJanuary 1987 to December 1993

Post abolished January 1994.


Secretary

Incumbent Dates
Mr M Allen~1967 to ~1969
Martin Topple~1969 to December 1972
Michael HaddenJanuary 1973 to July 1974
Patrick CarrollAugust 1974 to September 1975
Michael StowOctober 1975 to June 1978
Mike BarriskillJuly 1978 to December 1980
John RansonJanuary 1981 to June 1981
Roy GoodingJuly 1981 to date


Treasurer

Incumbent Dates
Vernon Wilkes? to December 1972
Geoffrey CollierJanuary 1973 to December 1975
Mrs R A MarkhamJanuary 1976 to December 1976
Mrs Pat Bearcroft
(née Long)
January 1977 to December 1980
Alan SmithJanuary 1981 to December 1981
Mike NichollsJanuary 1982 to December 1997
Mike HarlowJanuary 1998 to December 1999
Ken GowardJanuary 2000 to December 2002
Garry ColemanJanuary 2003 to December 2006
Mike HarlowJanuary 2007 to December 2007
Paul Whiting, FRASJanuary 2008 to date


Committee

Year Post Incumbent
2021ChairmanAndy Gibbs
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerPaul Whiting, FRAS
MembersJames Appleton
Martin Cook
Matthew Leeks
Avtar Nagra
Pete Richards
John Wainwright
Mike Whybray
Andy Willshere
2020ChairmanAndy Gibbs
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerPaul Whiting, FRAS
MembersJames Appleton
Martin Cook
Matthew Leeks
Avtar Nagra
Pete Richards
John Wainwright
Mike Whybray
Andy Willshere
2019ChairmanAndy Gibbs
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerPaul Whiting, FRAS
MembersJames Appleton
Martin Cook
Matthew Leeks
Pete Richards
Martin Richmond-Hardy
John Wainwright
Mike Whybray
Andy Willshere
2018Chairman & TreasurerPaul Whiting, FRAS
SecretaryRoy Gooding
MembersJames Appleton
Martin Cook
Andy Gibbs
Matthew Leeks
Pete Richards
Martin Richmond-Hardy
John Wainwright
Mike Whybray
Andy Willshere
2017ChairmanDavid Murton
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerPaul Whiting, FRAS
MembersJames Appleton
Martin Cook
Matthew Leeks
Avtar Nagra
Pete Richards
Martin Richmond-Hardy
John Wainwright
Mike Whybray
2016ChairmanDavid Murton
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerPaul Whiting, FRAS
MembersJames Appleton
Martin Cook
Matthew Leeks
Avtar Nagra
Pete Richards
Martin Richmond-Hardy
John Wainwright
Mike Whybray
2015ChairmanDavid Murton
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerPaul Whiting, FRAS
MembersJames Appleton
Martin Cook
Kev Fulcher (until October)
Tina Hammond (until June)
Matthew Leeks (from November)
Avtar Nagra
Martin Richmond-Hardy
John Wainwright
Mike Whybray
2014ChairmanDavid Murton
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerPaul Whiting, FRAS
MembersJames Appleton
Bill Barton, FRAS
Martin Cook
Tina Hammond
Mike Norris
Pete Richards
Martin Richmond-Hardy
John Wainwright
Mike Whybray
2013ChairmanNeil Morley
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerPaul Whiting, FRAS
MembersJames Appleton
Bill Barton, FRAS
Martin Cook
Tina Hammond
Mike Norris
Pete Richards
Eric Sims
John Wainwright
Mike Whybray
2012ChairmanNeil Morley
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerPaul Whiting, FRAS
MembersJames Appleton
Bill Barton, FRAS
Martin Cook
Tina Hammond
Pete Richards
Eric Sims
John Wainwright
Mike Whybray
2011ChairmanNeil Morley
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerPaul Whiting, FRAS
MembersJames Appleton
Bill Barton, FRAS
Martin Cook
Tina Hammond
Pete Richards
Eric Sims
John Wainwright
Mike Whybray
2010ChairmanNeil Morley
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerPaul Whiting, FRAS
MembersJames Appleton
Bill Barton, FRAS
Martin Cook
Tina Hammond
Pete Richards
Eric Sims
John Wainwright
Mike Whybray
2009ChairmanNeil Morley
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerPaul Whiting, FRAS
MembersJames Appleton
Bill Barton, FRAS
Martin Cook
Pete Richards
Eric Sims
John Wainwright
Mike Whybray
2008ChairmanKen Goward, FRAS
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerPaul Whiting, FRAS
MembersJames Appleton
Bill Barton, FRAS
Martin Cook
Neil Morley
Pete Richards
Ted Sampson
Eric Sims
John Wainwright
Mike Whybray
2007ChairmanKen Goward, FRAS
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Harlow
MembersJames Appleton
Bill Barton, FRAS
Martin Cook
Neil Morley
Pete Richards
Ted Sampson
Eric Sims
Paul Whiting, FRAS
Mike Whybray
2006ChairmanKen Goward, FRAS
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerGarry Coleman
MembersJames Appleton
Bill Barton, FRAS
Martin Cook
Neil Morley
Pete Richards
Ted Sampson
Eric Sims
Paul Whiting, FRAS
Mike Whybray
2005ChairmanKen Goward, FRAS
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerGarry Coleman
MembersJames Appleton
Bill Barton, FRAS
Martin Cook
Neil Morley
Pete Richards
Ted Sampson
Eric Sims
Paul Whiting, FRAS
Mike Whybray
2004ChairmanKen Goward, FRAS
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerGarry Coleman
MembersJames Appleton
Martin Cook
Monica Lustig
Neil Morley
Pete Richards
Ted Sampson
Eric Sims
Paul Whiting, FRAS
Mike Whybray
2003ChairmanKen Goward
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerGarry Coleman
MembersJames Appleton
Martin Cook
Paddy O'Sullivan
Pete Richards
Ted Sampson
Eric Sims
Mike Whybray
Paul Whiting
2002ChairmanDavid Payne
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerKen Goward
MembersGarry Coleman
Martin Cook
Pete Richards
Ted Sampson
Eric Sims
Joe Walsh
Mike Whybray
2001ChairmanDavid Payne
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerKen Goward
MembersJames Appleton
Garry Coleman
Martin Cook
Pete Richards
Ted Sampson
Eric Sims
Joe Walsh
2000ChairmanDavid Payne
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerKen Goward
MembersJames Appleton
Garry Coleman
Martin Cook
Pete Richards
Ted Sampson
Eric Sims
Joe Walsh
1999ChairmanDavid Payne
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Harlow
MembersJames Appleton
Garry Coleman
Martin Cook
Pete Richards
Ted Sampson
Eric Sims
Joe Walsh
1998ChairmanDavid Payne
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Harlow
MembersJames Appleton
Martin Cook
Pete Richards
Ted Sampson
Eric Sims
Joe Walsh
1997ChairmanDavid Payne
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Nicholls
MembersJames Appleton
Martin Cook
Mike Harlow
Pete Richards
Eric Sims
1996ChairmanDavid Payne
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Nicholls
MembersJames Appleton
Martin Cook
Mike Harlow
Pete Richards
Eric Sims
Alan Smith
1995ChairmanDavid Payne
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Nicholls
MembersM Andrews
James Appleton
Martin Cook
Mike Harlow
Pete Richards
Eric Sims
1994ChairmanDavid Payne
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Nicholls
MembersJames Appleton
Martin Cook
Mike Harlow
Pete Richards
Eric Sims
1993ChairmanDavid Payne
Vice ChairmanDavid Barnard
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Nicholls
MembersMartin Cook
John King
Pete Richards
Eric Sims
Alan Smith
1992ChairmanDavid Payne
Vice ChairmanDavid Barnard
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Nicholls
MembersMartin Cook
John King
Pete Richards
Eric Sims
Alan Smith
1991ChairmanDavid Payne
Vice ChairmanDavid Barnard
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Nicholls
MembersMartin Cook
John King
Pete Richards
Eric Sims
Alan Smith
1990ChairmanDavid Payne
Vice ChairmanDavid Barnard
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Nicholls
MembersMartin Cook
John King
Pete Richards
Eric Sims
Alan Smith
1989ChairmanDavid Payne
Vice ChairmanDavid Barnard
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Nicholls
MembersMartin Cook
John King
Pete Richards
Eric Sims
Alan Smith
1988ChairmanDavid Payne
Vice Chairman & PRODavid Barnard
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Nicholls
MembersMartin Cook
Bob Newman
Pete Richards
Eris Sims
Neil Taylor
1987ChairmanDavid Payne
Vice Chairman & PRODavid Barnard
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Nicholls
MembersMartin Cook
Mike Harlow
Roy Lobbett
Pete Richards
Eric Sims
1986ChairmanDavid Payne
Vice ChairmanRoy Cheesman
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Nicholls
MembersDavid Barnard
Martin Cook
Mike Harlow
Roy Lobbett
Eric Sims
1985ChairmanDavid Payne
Vice ChairmanRoy Cheesman
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Nicholls
MembersDavid Barnard
Martin Cook
Eric Sims
1984ChairmanDavid Payne
Vice ChairmanRoy Cheesman
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Nicholls
MembersDavid Barnard
Mike Barriskill
Martin Cook
Nigel Gage
Eric Sims
1983ChairmanDavid Payne
Vice ChairmanRoy Cheesman
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Nicholls
MembersDavid Barnard
Mike Barriskill
Martin Cook
Nigel Gage
Eric Sims
1982ChairmanDavid Payne
Vice ChairmanRoy Cheesman
SecretaryRoy Gooding
TreasurerMike Nicholls
MembersDavid Barnard
Mike Barriskill
Martin Cook
Nigel Gage (from July)
John Hood (until April)
J Wragg (until April)
1981ChairmanDavid Payne
Vice ChairmanRoy Cheesman
SecretaryMr J Ranson (until June)
Roy Gooding (from July)
TreasurerAlan Smith
MembershipMike Barriskill
MembersDavid Barnard
Martin Cook
John Hood
Mike Nicholls
1980ChairmanRoy Cheesman
Vice ChairmanAlan Smith
SecretaryMike Barriskill
TreasurerMrs Pat Bearcroft
MembersDavid Barnard
Martin Cook
David Payne
1979ChairmanRoy Cheesman
Assistant ChairmanAlan Smith
SecretaryMike Barriskill
TreasurerMrs Pat Bearcroft
MembersDavid Barnard
David Payne
Charles Radley
1978ChairmanRoy Cheesman
Assistant ChairmanAlan Smith (from May)
SecretaryMichael Stow (until June)
Mike Barriskill (from July)
TreasurerMrs Pat Long
MembersDavid Barnard
David Bearcroft
John Deans
Vernon Wilkes
1977ChairmanRoy Cheesman
SecretaryMichael Stow
TreasurerMrs Pat Long
MembersDavid Barnard
David Bearcroft
John Deans
Vernon Wilkes
1976ChairmanRoy Cheesman
SecretaryMichael Stow
TreasurerMrs R A Markham
MembersDavid Bearcroft
Tom Cardot (until May)
John Deans
Kevin Dye
Vernon Wilkes
1975ChairmanRoy Cheesman
SecretaryPatrick Carroll (until September)
Michael Stow (from October)
TreasurerGeoffrey Collier
MembersDavid Bearcroft
Tom Cardot
John Deans
Vernon Wilkes
1974ChairmanRoy Cheesman
SecretaryMichael Hadden (until July)
Patrick Carroll (from August)
TreasurerGeoffrey Collier
MembersDavid Bearcroft
John Deans
Charles Radley
Michael Stow
Vernon Wilkes
1973ChairmanRoy Cheesman
SecretaryMichael Hadden
TreasurerGeoffrey Collier
PresidentBrian Belle (Orwell Park School)
MembersDavid Bearcroft
John Easty
Charles Radley
Michael Stowe
1972ChairmanJohn Easty
SecretaryMartin Topple
TreasurerVernon Wilkes
MembersDavid Bearcroft
Roy Cheesman
Paul Gibson
Michael Haddon
Philip Lucas
Charles Radley
George Sargeant
1971ChairmanJohn Easty
SecretaryMartin Topple
TreasurerVernon Wilkes