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President – Simon Holloway
One of the club’s founding members, literally member number 1, the key name behind BusFest and long term member of the Volkswagen scene, Simon has accepted a 3 year role as President of the club from 2020.
Chairman – Malcolm Marchbank
Malcolm has been a member of VWT2OC since 1997 and was made Chairman at the 2016 AGM. Malcolm has had several T2s over the years and has stories to tell about all of them. He is currently in the middle of the long task of restoring a Bay window Westfalia. We wish him luck fitting it in along with all his other jobs!!
Company Secretary – Margaret Ward
Maggie & Bob have had many great adventures with “Freddie” the Rotti in their 1974 Westfalia Continental named “Ginger”. Maggie joined the Committee in 2012 and is enjoying all its challenges.
Competition Manager – Helen Hinchliffe
Helen accepted the role of Competition Manager in March 2022 and works on the Competitions, Crosswords and Word Searches for the magazine.
Discounts Manager – Helen Hinchliffe
Helen accepted the role of Discounts Manager in March 2022 taking over from Phil Aldridge.
Assistant Discounts Manager – Phil
My wife and I have owned our ‘79 Devon Moonraker “Bluebell” since 2013. Since then, we have completed a full restoration of the interior and exterior. We have taken trips all over the UK and had the odd trip over to Europe too! You can read about some of these trips in the club’s magazine with an occasional article called “Tales From The Driving Seat”. We joined the VWT2OC as soon as we took the plunge into campervan ownership and are former editors of the club’s magazine “Transporter Talk”. Phil is now looking after the discounts available to members.
Events Manager – Lorna Williamson
Lorna spent over 30 years in Marketing at several large corporations, now she brings her flair and creativity to the owners club. When not looking into club events, or camping in her beloved Poppy (1972 Bay window crossover) with her hubby Nick, you can find her out for a long walk (via the pub), singing at events, or just doing her day job of singing as www.lornajames.co.uk.
Magazine Editor – Vacant
Phil and Sophie Aldridge stepped down from the Editor role after 5.5 years taking the magazine to the next level. If you are interested in editing the magazine, please contact any of the Committee.
Membership Secretary – Val Lewis
Val took on this job in 2014 and is responsible for all of your membership matters. She keeps a record of your membership details up to date and processes all your payments, cheques, Paypal and BACS. She may be contacted for any membership or club enquiries and will give you the BUSFEST discount code if you ask.
She lives in Herefordshire with Malcolm the Chairman and Lottie the Cocker spaniel who attends all VW camps with us and often features in the TT magazine.
Working together with Malcolm they make a great team supporting the VWT2OC.
Production Manager & Club Treasurer – Jon Dyer
Jon has had two camper vans the first from 1996 to 2006 and his present Devon Moonraker double top since then. Jon has been a member since 1996 and has been on the Committee since 2012. Other VW’s to pass through his hands have been a 1303 Beetle, a Fastback and a Polo for his children to learn to drive in. His wife Tracey is grateful that they don’t have enough storage for more than one classic vehicle. Jon took on the role of Club Treasurer in 2021.
Publicity Manager – Vacant
Website Manager and Vice Chairman – Nick Gillott
Nick joined the club in 2015 and joined the Committee in 2017, taking on the role of website manager from Taff Hart at the AGM in 2018. After building a new wooden interior for Poppy the camper van in 2013, rewiring and numerous other odd jobs around Poppy, he bought Eric the Viking in 2015 which is undergoing a full restoration. Read about Eric’s progress in the club magazine and on this site. Nick accepted the role of Vice Chairman in March 2022.
Wee Dubbers Manager – Helen Hinchliffe
Helen accepted the role of Wee Dubbers Manager in March 2022 and co-ordinates the club’s focus on the next generation of enthusiasts.
General Committee – Andrew and Helen Hinchliffe
Andrew and Helen like to enjoy life in the slow lane travelling around the country in Gertie, their 1978 Westfalia Berlin. We can be found at many VW Camper shows or camping with family and friends whatever the time of year or weather. Andrew accepted the role of Assistant Membership Secretary in March 2022. Helen accepted the roles of Assistant Discounts Manager, Competition Manager and Wee Dubbers Manager roles in March 2022.
General Committee – Bob Ward
Bob the builder, now retired is learning the art of restoring the campervan and getting her ready for the summer outings. He enjoys meeting up with all the other enthusiasts at meets and swapping stories.
General Committee – David and Wendy Marriott
General Committee – Michelle and Steve Tatner
General Committee – Tracey Dyer