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The team

Barry LeJeune

Chairman, responsible for leading the Friends in its agreed direction and has prime responsibility for its relationship with the Museum management. He also edits the quarterly Friends’ News.

Richard Meads

Vice-Chairman, responsible for Friends' talks and visits, and recruitment strategy. Chairs the Programmes Group reviewing progress on Friends-funded projects, volunteering and overseeing Acton Miniature Railway.

Richard Browning

Treasurer, responsible for Friends’ budgeting and financial matters. Prepares quarterly budget reports, annual accounts and liaises with auditors.

Susan Gilbert

General Secretary, responsible for the administration and smooth running of the Friends, as well as clerk to Trustees and Executive. Continued responsibility for managing visits.

Dave Taylor

Sales Manager, responsible for the acquisition of collectables sold through sales channels such as events, Depot Open weekends and online, making a significant contribution to Friends’ funds.

Pat Tilly

Membership Secretary, responsible for leading the membership team who are responsible for enquiries, maintaining membership records, renewals, payments and Gift Aid.