Ponteland Runners Committee & Welfare Officer
The club committee consists of Chair Abby Dorani, Secretary David Levison, Treasurer Paul Holborow, and Club Members David Buffham, Elaine Stroud and Helen O’Neil. Ponteland Runners also has a Welfare Officer (Heidi Finlay). A brief description of the functions they perform for the club are shown below.
Chair – Abby Dorani
Abby provides the oversight of the running of the club. Abby chairs committee meetings and ensures that the club is ran for the benefit of the members.
Secretary – David Levison
David minutes the committee meetings, and handles agenda items requested by members. David also manages club membership via England Athletics Club portal.
Treasurer – Paul Holborow
Paul manages the club finances. Collecting annual subs, paying the affiliation fees with England Athletics & Triathlon England and fundraising via National Governing bodies and other funding bodies to try and run the club as cost effectively as possible for the members. The club accounts are available for viewing for any club member at any time.
Run Coordinator – David Buffham
David oversees running activities within the club and is the first point of contact for any running related matter for all members.
Social Coordinator – Helen O’Neil
Helen sits on the committee representing ordinary club members and also performs the role of Social Secretary.
Triathlon Coordinator – Elaine Stroud
Elaine oversees triathlon activities within the club and is the first point of contact for any triathlon related matter for all members.
Welfare Officer – Heidi Finlay
The welfare officer provides a point of contact within the club, but is independent from the committee for Child Welfare. If you have any concerns at all please contact welfare officer at Welfare@PontelandRunners.org.uk