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 and leads on negotiating and bargaining.
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.
Zoe Walker 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 Various
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.