Our AGM was held yesterday evening and the following positions were appointed:
Chairman – Steve Upton
Vice Chairman – Neil Tamsitt
Secretary – John I’Anson
Treasurer – Lawrie Humphries
ALSAR/SWERA Rep – Elaine Wakefield
Communications Officer – Keith Bartlam
Equipment Officer – Phil Fields
Fundraising Officer – Gail Leaman
Membership Officer – Neil Parsons-Hann
Public Relations Officer – Tracy Torr
Training Officer – Adrian Smith
Vehicle Officer – Andy Peaple
Congratulations to you all.
Our second 2012 recruitment period will begin in July / August this year. This will involve an open meeting to learn about the team, with the option for suitable candidates to complete a further period of training with a final weekend assessment on 19th-21st October. Please register your interest by e mail to our membership officer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our seven new team members, who after successfully completing their Search Technician’s course over the weekend, have now joined our callout list. Well done to you all!
Continuation of search suspended yeasterday. 17 searchers attended with the assistance of Lowland Search Dogs – Southern.
Callout to the Amesbury area for a despondent 56 year old male. 26 searchers attended with the assistance of Lowland Search Dogs – Southern. Search suspended after 10 hours pending Police enquiries.
Callout for an elderly male with Alzheimers in the Trowbridge area. Located prior to team arrival – 17 members en-route.