Committee

Exeter Rowing Club is run entirely by volunteers which are generally elected annually at the Club’s Annual General Meeting.

Company Directors

The Company Directors have ultimate responsibility for the actions of the Rowing Club in its form as a limited company. They are elected by the Membership on a rolling basis to ensure continuity and delegate much of the day to day running of the club to the Management and Rowing Committees.

The Company Directors are:

  • Mr Paul Wilson (Chair)
  • Mr Nigel Willmington
  • Mr David Parsons
  • Mr Ray Grigg
  • Mr Steve Gibson
  • Mrs Susan Brooks

Management Committee

The management committee is responsible for the day to day running of the club including the non-rowing activity, such as socials and club events, facilities as well as the welfare of members. Club Officers are elected at the AGM, whilst volunteers are sought for other positions on the Management Committee.  The Club’s welfare officers are appointed by the company directors.

Club Officers

Club Chair Nigel Wilmington
Hon. Treasurer Mr Steve Gibson
Hon. Secretary Mrs Susan Brooks
Captain Mr Joe O’Connor
President Mr Paul Wilson

Appointed Roles

Welfare Officers Mr Paul Wilson
Mrs Sue O’Connor

Volunteer Roles

Membership Secretary Mrs Sue O’Connor
Social Secretary Mr Declan Murphy
Publicity Officer Vacant
Volunteer Coordinator Vacant
Sponsorship Secretary Vacant

Rowing Committee

The Rowing Committee, chaired by the Club Captain is responsible for the managing of the clubs rowing activity, ensuing that this club is effective in providing as many diverse rowing opportunities as possible.

Captain Mr Joe O’Connor

Squad Vice-Captains

Senior Sweep Squad Mr Sam Fotheringham
Senior Scullers Squad Miss Lucinda Sanders
Intermediate Squad Vacant
Recreational Squad Mr Alan Peacock
Junior Coordinator Mrs Susan Brooks
Coxing Coordinator Miss Abby Jones
Race Entries Secretary Mrs Eleanor Burke
Boat House Manager Mr Stuart Redden
Welfare Officers Mr Paul Wilson
Mrs Sue O’Connor

Exeter Water Sports CIO

Exeter Water Sports CIO, is the umbrella organization which manages the facilities for the four clubs which are based at 62 Haven Road. The rowing club nominates three trustees to sit on the board of the Charitable Incorporated Organisation.

The nominated trustees are

  • Steve Gibson
  • Ray Grigg

In addition the club nominates one trustee to sit on the board of the Exe Water Sports Ventures which manage the social facilities of 62 Haven Road

The nominated trustee is:

  • Paul Wilson

More information about the Exeter Water Sports CIO is available on their website