Dorset Search and Rescue's 2020 Management Committee

Unit Leader


Paull Charlotte, current Deputy Chairman

Unit Leader - Charlotte Paull

Charlotte joined Dorset Search & Rescue in 2018. She is a qualified Lowland Rescue Search Technician and also DorSAR's New Recruit Coordinator. Charlotte was voted into the Deputy Chairman (now Deputy Unit Leader) position during the 2020 AGM and was elected the Unit Leader in 2021.

Tom Bryant, current Chairman

Deputy Unit Leader - Tom Bryant

Tom has been a member of Dorset Search & Rescue since 2013. He is a qualified Lowland Rescue Team Leader and Lowland Rescue Search Manager. Tom has been PR Officer and, most recently, was elected to the Chairman position at the 2019 AGM. He stood down in 2021 but remains on the committee as Deputy Unit Leader

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Secretary


Paul Shelton, current Deputy Secretary

Secretary - Paul Shelton

Paul joined Dorset Search & Rescue in 2019. He is a qualified Lowland Rescue Search Technician. Paul was voted into the Deputy Secretary position during the 2020 AGM and to Secretary in 2021.

Deputy Secretary - Ben Coombes

Paul joined Dorset Search & Rescue in 2019. He is a qualified Lowland Rescue Search Technician. Paul was voted into the Deputy Secretary position during the 2020 AGM.

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Membership Secretary


Membership Secretary - Ed Kirlew

Ed has been a member of Dorset Search & Rescue since 2020 and is a qualified Lowland Rescue Search Technician. Ed became Deputy Membership Secretary in October 2020 and was elected to the Membership Secretary position at the 2021 AGM.

Chris Ramsey Current Membership Secretary

Deputy Membership Secretary - Chris Ramsey

Chris has been a member of Dorset Search & Rescue since 2015. He is a qualified Lowland Rescue Search Manager, Swift Water Rescue Technician and Lowland Rescue First Responder. Chris was elected to the Membership Secretary position at the 2017 AGM and stood down in 2021 but remains on the committee as Deputy Membership Secretary.

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Treasurer


Ian McGowan, current Treasurer

Treasurer - Ian McGowan

Ian is one of Dorset Search & Rescue's founder members and has been in the organisation since 2004. He is a qualified Lowland Rescue Team Leader and Swift Water Rescue Technician. Ian was voted into the Treasurer position at the 2018 AGM.

Deputy Treasurer - Caroline Sutton

Caroline has been a member of Dorset Search & Rescue since 2020 and is a qualified Lowland Rescue Search Technician. Caroline was elected to Deputy Treasurer at the 2021 AGM

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Operations Lead


Paul Turle, current Operations Lead

Operations Lead - Paul Turle

Paul has been a member of Dorset Search & Rescue since 2017. He is a qualified Lowland Rescue Search Technician and Lowland Rescue First Responder. Paul was voted into the Operations Coordinator position at the 2019 AGM and has since stepped up to Operations Lead mid-2019 when the original post-holder retired, his Operations Lead Position was ratified at the 2020 AGM.

Deputy Operations Lead - Vacant

This position is currently vacant.

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Search Lead


Trevor Antell, current Search Lead

Search Lead - Trevor Antell

Trevor is one of Dorset Search & Rescue's founder members and has been in the organisation since 2004. He is a qualified Lowland Rescue Team Leader, Lowland Rescue Search Manager and Lowland Rescue First Responder. Trevor has held many positions within the organisation, including Ops Officer, Chairman and Deputy Chairman but, more recently, was elected to the position Search Lead at the 2019 AGM.

Chris Ramsey Current Membership Secretary

Deputy Search Lead - Chris Ramsey

Chris has been a member of Dorset Search & Rescue since 2015. He is a qualified Lowland Rescue Search Manager, Swift Water Rescue Technician and Lowland Rescue First Responder. Chris was elected to the Membership Secretary position at the 2017 AGM and stood down in 2021 but remains on the committee as Deputy Membership Secretary and as Deputy Search Lead.

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Fundraising & Marketing


Paul Martin, current Fundraising and Marketing Lead

Fundraising and Marketing Lead - Paul Martin

Paul has been a member of Dorset Search & Rescue since 2015. He is a qualified Lowland Rescue Search Technician. Paul was voted into the Fundraising and Marketing Lead position at the 2018 AGM.

Rachel Martin, current Deputy Fundraising and Marketing Lead

Deputy Fundraising and Marketing Lead - Rachel Martin

Rachel has been a member of Dorset Search & Rescue since 2019. She is one of our non-operational support members. Rachel stepped into the Deputy Fundraising Lead role mid-2019 her Deputy Fundraising and Marketing Lead position was ratified at the 2020 AGM

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Members Rep


Martin Adams, current Members Representative

Members Representative - Martin Adams

Martin joined Dorset Search & Rescue in 2016. He is a qualified Lowland Rescue Search Technician. Martin was voted into the Members Representative position during the 2019 AGM.

Vacant, current Deputy Members Rep

Deputy Members Representative
Vacant

This position is currently vacant.

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Additional Trustee


Dave Wraight, current Additional Trustee

Additional Trustee - Dave Wraight

Dave was one of the founder members of Dorset Search & Rescue, joining back in 2004. He has since stepped away from operational duties, having previously been a qualified Search Manager and Team Leader, but remains with the organisation as a support member and as our additional trustee.