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    Vice Admiral Sir Adrian Johns KCB CBE.

President

Vice Admiral Sir Adrian Johns KCB CBE.
01 Nov 2021

Vice Admiral Sir Adrian Johns KCB CBE.

Vice Presidents

Captain AA Hensher MBE RN
01 Dec 2021

Captain AA Hensher MBE RN

Rear Admiral Scott Lidbetter QCVS
01 Dec 2021

Rear Admiral Scott Lidbetter QCVS

Scott Lidbetter left the Royal Navy as a Rear Admiral after a successful career spanning three decades where he was a helicopter & fighter pilot, commanded 3 warships and a Naval Air Station.

Captain RJ Bates RN
01 Nov 2021

Captain RJ Bates RN

Vice Presidents

  • Dickie Bates
    Captain RJ Bates RN
  • Hensher
    Captain AA Hensher MBE RN
  • Scott Lidbetter
    Rear Admiral Scott Lidbetter QCVS

Committee

  • Rear Admiral Simon Charlier CBE FRAeS
    Rear Admiral Simon Charlier CBE FRAeSChairman
  • Nigel Robinson
    Nigel RobinsonTreasurer
  • Capt Andy Harris RN
    Capt Andy Harris RNSecretary
  • Capt Ollie Dismore RNR
    Capt Ollie Dismore RNR
  • Capt John Fitzpatrick
    Capt John Fitzpatrick
  • Capt James Blackmore RN
    Capt James Blackmore RN
  • Cdr Phil Moore RN
    Cdr Phil Moore RN
  • Cdr Jason PHILLIPS OBE RN
    Cdr Jason PHILLIPS OBE RN
  • Cdr Mark Taylor RN
    Cdr Mark Taylor RN
  • Cdr Ed Phillips
    Cdr Ed Phillips
  • Cdr Duncan Thomas
    Cdr Duncan Thomas
  • Lt Cdr Serena Brotherton RN
    Lt Cdr Serena Brotherton RN
  • S/Lt Peter Rainbird CBE DL
    S/Lt Peter Rainbird CBE DL
  • Photo coming soon

Committee

Lt Cdr Serena Brotherton RN
22 Dec 2021

Cdr Serena Brotherton RN

Serena Brotherton joined BRNC Dartmouth in 2003 having completed a degree in Economics and Politics at Queens University Belfast. Her interest in a naval career was sparked whilst at university where she joined the RNR at HMS CAROLINE.

Rear Admiral Simon Charlier CBE FRAeS
01 Dec 2021

Rear Admiral Simon Charlier CBE FRAeS

Chairman

Nigel Robinson
01 Dec 2021

Nigel Robinson

Treasurer

Capt Andy Harris RN
01 Dec 2021

Capt Andy Harris RN

Secretary

01 Dec 2021

Capt Ollie Dismore RNR

Ollie joined the Royal Navy in 1976 as a full career seaman officer. Selected for flying training in 1982, his subsequent career saw a mix of operational flying, in ASW Sea King and Lynx helicopters, interspersed by ship command appointments...

Capt John Fitzpatrick
01 Dec 2021

Capt John Fitzpatrick

John FitzPatrick joined the Royal Navy in 1992. After Fleet training deployed on NATO operations in the Adriatic Sea, he read a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Maritime Defence Management, graduating with honours in 1996.

Capt James Blackmore RN
01 Dec 2021

Capt James Blackmore RN

James joined the Royal Navy in 1996. On completion of fixed wing flying training he joined 800 Naval Air Squadron in 2001 at RNAS YEOVILTON flying the Sea Harrier FA2 embarked in HMS ARK ROYAL.

Cdr Phil Moore RN
01 Dec 2021

Cdr Phil Moore RN

Phil has has a varied career, including Chief Flying Instructor, Portsmouth Naval Gliding Club, Qualified Naval Chipmunk Pilot & Seaking Helicopter Copilot in the Falklands War.

Cdr Jason PHILLIPS OBE RN
01 Dec 2021

Cdr Jason PHILLIPS OBE RN

Jason is an Aussie, a Pinger, a Goldfish and a heritage ‘nut’. He retired from the RN after a thirty-year career as an Observer...

Cdr Mark Taylor RN
01 Dec 2021

Cdr Mark Taylor RN

Cdr Ed Phillips
01 Dec 2021

Cdr Ed Phillips

Capt Duncan Thomas
01 Dec 2021

Capt Duncan Thomas RN

Duncan is a Lynx and Wildcat Observer who has flown helicopters across the globe on numerous operations.

SLt Peter Rainbird CBE DL
01 Dec 2021

S/Lt Peter Rainbird CBE DL

Special Members (Appointed under Rule 8.7)

Mrs Gill Kerslake
01 Dec 2021

Mrs Gill Kerslake

Admin Director

Lieutenant Commander John Shears RN
01 Dec 2021

Lieutenant Commander John Shears RN

Editor News Sheet

Terry Martin
01 Dec 2021

Terry Martin

Gliding Scholarship Coordinator

Lt Bob Neill RNVR
01 Dec 2021

Lt Bob Neill RNVR

Chair Gliding Trust

Richard Williams
01 Dec 2021

Richard Williams

Website/social media administrator. Richard joined the Royal Navy in 1987 and served as a Junglie (HWI) on 845, 846 and 848 NAS.

Special Members (Appointed under Rule 8.7)

  • Mrs Gill Kerslake
    Mrs Gill KerslakeAdmin Director
  • Lieutenant Commander John Shears RN
    Lieutenant Commander John Shears RNEditor News Sheet
  • Photo coming soon
    Richard LovettGliding Scholarship Coordinator
  • Photo coming soon
    Lt Bob Neill RNVRChair Gliding Trust
  • Richard Williams
    Richard Williamse-Coordinator

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