Since the departure of Ralph Calvin as Chairman in late 2014 Whitehaven RLFC have been reviewing their organisation. As part of this process the Club can now announce the following changes.
Tommy Todd a lifelong supporter, former official and Cumbria County Secretary is to become the Chairman with immediate effect. At the same time Barry Richardson will stand down as a Director and Chief Executive ,with that role being replaced by one of General Manager which will be fulfilled by Amanda Hewer , who has been the Clubs Community manager since 2010 .
The move to this structure was planned at the end of last year with Amanda being developed to take this role at the appropriate time, Amanda will continue her accountabilities as Community Manager but taking on the responsibility of running the club on a day to day basis, Barry Richardson will continue to provide support as necessary.
Commenting on his appointment Tommy said " I am absolutely delighted to take up the Role,and I am looking forward to working with an excellent group of people , in particular regarding the proposed new developements at the Recreation Ground "