Meet the Committee

Chris
Chris Boothby

Chairman

Chris is qualified to the level of Dive Leader and Open Water Instructor and has been a member of Harrogate BSAC since 2008.

Brain
Brian Hickman

Diving Officer

Brian is a BSAC First Class Diver and Assistant Advanced Instructor. A member of BSAC and diving for 32 years, Brian has completed over 2,000 logged dives and been a member of the Harrogate branch for over 16 years.

Alan
Alan Moore

Treasurer

Alan has been a member of the club since 1997 and is an Advanced Diver/Trimix Re-breather Diver. As an accountant, Alan ensures the accounts are always in order.

David
David Pitts

Training Officer

David is a Dive Leader and Assistant Instructor. If you'd like to arrange a try dive or progress with your training speak to David direct info@harrogatebsac.co.uk.

Steve
Steve Austwick

Equipment Officer

Steve has been a member of the club since 2015 having moved from Huddersfield Nomads and Leeds Metropolitan University. A Dive Leader and Assistant Instructor Steve now looks after the Club's Dive Equipment.

Andy
Andy Warren

Membership Secretary

Andy has been a member of Harrogate BSAC since 2013 and deals with all the membership payments and enquiries. An experienced Dive Leader, Open Water Instructor and CCR Diver.

may
May Boothby

Social Secretary

May is qualified to the level of Sports Diver and has been a member of the Club since October 2008.

Roger
Roger Newbould

Boat Officer

A self-employed engineer for the past 44 years, Roger joined Harrogate BSAC looking for a new challenge and soon qualified as an Ocean Diver. With Rogers engineering background he became the natural choice for the position of Boat Officer.

Alisson
Allison Gledhill

Club Secretary 

Allison started diving approximately 10 years ago after winning a prize draw to dive with sharks at the Blue Planet Aquarium. These days, Allison regularly dives both in the UK and Abroad, with Harrogate BSAC and Seasearch. A Dive Leader and Assistant Instructor Allison is currently Secretary of the dive club.

Jill
Jill Newbould

Committee Member

Jill joined Harrogate BSAC last year with Roger and recently qualified as Ocean Diver. She is now looking to advance to Sports Diver so that the two of them can dive together all over the world.