Ireland - Chairman
is originally from the North-East but has lived in Swanland
for many years.
was Deputy Head teacher of Wolfreton School for six years and
then Head teacher of Whitgift School in Grimsby and latterly
Malet Lambert School Language College in Hull.
retired in 2006 and then spent five years as a consultant, supporting
struggling schools. She enjoys travelling, walking, theatre
and spending time with her husband, and grandchildren. Her ambition
is to visit as many of the capital cities of the world as she
Hill - Secretary
Colin was born and brought up
in Hull and moved to Swanland in 2004.
He is a widower with one son
and is a retired civil servant.
He is very interested in photography
and is chairman of a prominent Hull photography club.
Allan Quarterman -
Allan is a Hull man,
and has lived in Swanland for a number of years.
He has had a career in the
motor trade and presently is a manager with a large motor
group in Leeds.
His interests include golf
and the RNLI Hessle branch where he is very active, having
supported the RNLI by running in the Dublin Marathon and The
Great North Run and by abseiling from the Humber Bridge.
Phillips Bookings Secretary Born in Lincoln,
Terry has lived in Swanland for many years. After graduation,
he spent 25 years in teaching, including a year in Canada
and 14 years as deputy head in two secondary schools, before
joining the Training and Enterprise Council (TEC) in North
Nottinghamshire, and then moving to Humberside Learning and
Skills Council as the Director of Young People Programmes
A former Board member of the Prince’s Trust, a qualified
Ofsted inspector and a judge for the National Training Awards,
he retired in 2006.
Terry served for 14 years as an volunteer officer in the Royal
Corps of Signals (V) reaching the rank of Major and retiring
as second in command of the Regiment. He was awarded the Territorial
Decoration (TD) for his services.
Carpenter Born in Radstock Somerset, brought
up in Bristol and attended Bristol Cathedral School.
He is married with three children and six grand-children and
moved to Swanland in 1978.
Over thirty-five years’
experience in the petro-chemical and construction industry,
working on numerous projects in the UK and overseas. Keith is
Dumsday moved into the village with husband, Jim, and
daughter, Millie, in 1997 and soon became involved in various
village activities. Living opposite the Old School, she was
very enthusiastic about the refurbishment of the building and
its conversion into the present Village Hall so, when the Parish
Council needed to nominate a Trustee, she volunteered.
She has now served on the Management
Committee since its formation and, since 2006, has been responsible
for bringing regular Swanland Screen and Live Shows to the Hall.
She is also a SVA committee
member and jointly organises the biennial Swanland Festivals
with fellow trustee Jan Rogerson.
Godfrey Burley is
a retired Chartered Accountant. Originally from Holmfirth
in West Yorkshire, he has lived in East Yorkshire since 1979
and in the Swanland area since 1995.
He is a widower and has three
grown up children, five grandsons and one granddaughter.
He has considerable experience
of business and of committee work. He is an active volunteer
with other charities including Humberside Rotary Club, East
Riding Association of Rural Community Buildings and Pickering
and Ferens Homes
Peel is from Cambridge originally, Martin has
lived in Swanland for some years.
He now has more time in the
village since retirement from a senior officer role with Suffolk
County Council which included developing and managing adult
careers guidance services across East Anglia.
He is a Fellow of the RSA and
a Director and Treasurer of a national association for adult
|Martin served many years
as the Hall Bookings Secretary. Its largely
thanks to his hard work and diligence that the trust is
in a very sound financial position.
Riley is originally from Nottinghamshire but
she has lived in Swanland for many years. She is married to
Brendan and they have two daughters and five grandchildren.
She had a successful
career in teaching and, in 1989 was appointed Head of Physical
Education and Community Tutor at Wilberforce College.
in 2005 and is now involved in many organisations. Together
with her husband she has been Chair and Vice Chair of Swanland
Twinning Association for the past 4 years.
She is a very
active person, enjoying all outdoor pursuits. She carried the
baton during the Commonwealth Games Baton Relay in 2002.
lived in the village for many years, is a well-known local personality.
She has lived in the local area all her life moving into
Swanland many years ago .She is married to Malc and has two
daughters and a grandchild.
As a teacher she taught at Kirk Ella School,
then Longcroft in Beverley where her specialism was Special
Needs. Now retired,she enjoys playing golf and badminton and
sings in local choirs. She is involved with a number of activities
in the village and at Willerby Methodist Church.
She is currently the chairman of Swanland Village
Association and jointly organises the biennial Swanland Festivals
with fellow trustee Yvonne Dumsday.
born in Beverley but brought up in Swanland where he attended
Swanland Primary School. He later attended South Hunsley School.
He lives in
the village with his partner and three young children all of
whom attend Swanland Primary School.
He works in
the recycling and renewable energy sector and his hobbies include
running – he completed the Amsterdam Marathon in 2015
- and football coaching.
He is a member
of Swanland Parish Council and is the Council nominated village
was born in London and moved to Pocklington in 1984. Moving
on to Swanland in 2016. A widower from 2003, Neil is soon to
be remarried to Joanne. All the children have left home and
started producing grandchildren.
Now retired, Neil worked as an Industrial Photographer
and for the last 30 years for Rowntrees in a variety of roles.
This included writing computer simulations and teaching problem
solving as a Lean Six Sigma practitioner.
Joanne and Neil do a lot of dancing, principally
Modern Jive and have recently starting learning Ballroom. Enthusiastic
member of the South Cave and the Wolds Rotary Club, because
of all the fascinating people you meet from all walks of life.
Despite having to get a proper job when a mortgage was required,
the love of pictures and photography has never gone away.