MEET OUR LIFE MEMBERS ​

Keith Brandwood

Keith served as President of the club in the early 1980s for nearly 10 years and then spent around 20 years as Activities Officer.

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Jim Dixon

Jim is one of the founders of the club and served as both President and Vice-President for nearly 30 years.  He still assists with the Club's newsletters.

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Cathy Goswell

Cathy joined the club in 1996 and has been on the Committee in a variety of roles even since and is currently our Publicity Officer.

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Janet Love

Janet served as Treasurer for 

12 years from 1992.  She also organised the Meeting suppers for many years and her Christmas cakes and Hot-Cross Buns were legendary!

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Andrew Patrick

Andrew joined the club in 1996 and served as Publicity Officer for over 10 years.  He has also been Vice-President, a role which he has now stepped back into.

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Colin Scouler

Colin joined the club in 1989 and was the Bird Records Officer for over 10 years and has been, and still is, a valuable member of the Publications Team. 

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John Duranti

John served as Treasurer for 13 years and Birds Records Officer for 6 years.  He was very willing to assist new Committee members.  He passed away in 2016.

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Athol Colemane

Athol is one of the founders of the club and was the original President.  He also served on the Committee in other positions for several years.

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Tony Dymond

Tony is a founding member of the club and continues to be an active member of the club, after serving in a variety of key Committee positions for nearly 40 years.

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Ian Johnson

Ian joined the club in 1984 and has held a number of Committee positions since then and has been our Conservation Officer for over 20 years.

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Jane Miller

Jane was Treasurer for several years and then spent over 14 years as Editor or on the Publications Team from 1990.

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Dr Tony Saunders

Tony joined the club in 1984 and was on the Committee for 14 years.  He has led many outings and other events and is a regular newsletter contributor.

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Arnold McGill

Arnold McGill was a founding member and Patron of CBOC and was active in the club until his death in 1988.  He was awarded an OAM in 1984 for his services to ornithology.