Our Branch office has a number of staff who support our members. To get in touch, visit our Contact Us page.
Dan SartinBranch Secretary Mon-Fri
Overall responsibility for the Branch. Usually involved in WSCC issues but also involved on occasion with some outsourced employers, e.g. Capita.
Karen DaubneyDeputy Branch Secretary Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs
Deputises for the Branch Secretary. Usually involved in WSCC issues, particularly Adults & Children’s Directorates but not limited to these.
Zoe WalkerBranch Negotiations Officer Mon-Fri
Usually all employers other than WSCC, though also involved in school reorganisations (academies + maintained), school TUPE transfers, and WSCC issues on occasion.
Brian WalterBranch Negotiations Officer Thurs & Fri
Usually all employers other than WSCC, though also involved in schools and WSCC issues on occasion.
Dee ChauhanCasework Coordinator Mon-Thurs
Primary contact for Reps wanting support for issues on behalf of individual members e.g. disciplinaries, sickness, etc. Dee also takes on casework herself.
Laurence CrossanBranch Negotiations Officer Two days, variable
Primarily involved in representational support for members.
Victoria BowmanAdministrator Mon-Fri
Focuses on casework, rep training and website administration.
Cathy LengAdministrator Mon-Fri
Focuses on membership, subscription and database administration.
Graham AndersonCommunications Adviser Various
Writes, edits and produces Branch Lines newsletter, its sub editions, and our website.
Nigel ShanksCaseworker Various
Provides representational support for members.