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
Colin HIll - Secretary
Colin was born and brought
up in Hull and lived in Swanland for many years but is now
retired and living in Cottingham. He is married and enjoys
photography and travel.
He is chair of a prominent
Hull photography club and volunteers at a local museum.
moved to Swanland in 2016 after taking early retirement.
Originally from Aberdeen, Margaret studied mathematical physics
before a career change in her thirties led her to further
qualifications in tax law and accountancy. Her interest has
been in the Energy industry throughout and she ended her career
as a director in one of the large Scottish energy companies,
living and working in Glasgow for many years.
She loves spending time with her family in Swanland, particularly
her granddaughter. A self confessed Times Crossword addict,
she also enjoys travel and is pretty good at DIY.
Phillips Bookings Secretary Born in Lincoln,
Terry has lived in Swanland for many years. 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 14-19.
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.
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.
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 2002 Commonwealth Games Baton Relay.
Bowerman - Data Protection Officer
Neil 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.
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.
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
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 guidance advisers.
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
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