About us - committee

The AAA is run by a committee of volunteers appointed at our first Annual General Meeting, on 28 September 2017.

Our constitution was ratified at our first general meeting on 2 February 2018.

Committee members

Dr Richard Young

Dr Richard Young, Director & founder

Founder & Vice Chair

Mike Kirkham

Mike Kirkham, Chair


Linda Harper

Linda Harper, AAA Secretary

Committee Secretary

James Dale

James Dale, Treasurer/Membership

Treasurer & Membership

Joan Brame

Joan Brame, Membership Support

Membership Support

Philip Leigh

Philip Leigh, Star Party Coordinator

Star Party Coordinator

Nigel Osborne

Nigel Osborne, Committee Member


Lesley Bird

Lesley Bird, Committee Member

Committee Member

Peter Bruce

Peter Bruce, Digital & Technical

Digital & Technical


Mark Proctor

Mark Proctor, Webmaster/Social Media

Website & Safeguarding

Committee meeting notes