Branch office staff

Our Branch office has a number of staff who support our members. To get in touch, visit our Contact Us page.

Dan Sartin

Branch 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 Daubney

Deputy 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.

James Ellis

Branch 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 Walter

Branch Negotiations Officer Thurs & Fri

Usually all employers other than WSCC, though also involved in schools and WSCC issues on occasion.

Dee Chauhan

Casework 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 Crossan

Branch Negotiations Officer Two days, variable

Primarily involved in representational support for members.

Victoria Bowman

Administrator Mon-Fri

Focuses on casework, rep training and website administration.

Cathy Leng

Administrator Mon-Fri

Focuses on membership, subscription and database administration.

Graham Anderson

Communications Adviser Various

Writes, edits and produces Branch Lines newsletter, its sub editions, and our website.

Nigel Shanks

Caseworker Various

Provides representational support for members.

Alison Marshall

Caseworker Various

Provides representational support for members.