Branch office staff

Our Branch office has a number of staff and branch officers on release who support our members, in addition to our workplace reps. To get in touch, visit our Contact Us page.

Dan Sartin

Branch Secretary Mon-Fri
Overall responsibility for the Branch. Covers WSCC issues and leads on negotiating and bargaining.

Karen Daubney

Deputy Branch Secretary Mon-Thurs
Deputises for the Branch Secretary.  Covers WSCC issues, particularly Adults & CYPL directorates and H&S.

Sarah Etherington

CYPL Convenor Mon-Fri
Responsibility for the WSCC Children's, Young People & Learning directorate. Attends the CYPL JCC.

Keith Manville

Schools Convenor Mon-Fri, TTO
Keith supports schools members and attends the WSCC Schools Forum, JCC and H&S Focus Group.

Gerard Robson

Adults' Services Convenor Tues & Thurs
Responsibility for the WSCC Adults' Services directorate. Attends the Adults' Services JCC.

Zoe Walker

Branch Negotiations Officer Mon-Fri
Involved in school reorganisations (academies + maintained), TUPE transfers, and other employers.

Brian Walter

Branch Negotiations Officer Two days, various
Brian usually supports members in employers other than WSCC, including outsourced suppliers.

Dee Chauhan

Casework Coordinator Mon-Thurs
Mentoring and support for reps. Dee also allocates and takes on casework herself.

Amanda Godfrey

Branch Negotiations Officer Three days, various
Primarily involved in representational support for members.

Victoria Bowman

Administrator Mon-Fri
Focuses on casework, rep training and website administration.

Catherine Albon

Administrator Mon-Fri
Focuses on membership, subscription and database administration.

Graham Anderson

Communications Adviser Various
Writes, edits and produces Branch Lines newsletter.

Judith Taylor

Caseworker Various
Provides representational support for members.

Nigel Shanks

Caseworker Various
Provides representational support for members.

Lee Billingham

Caseworker Various
Provides representational support for members.