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National Executive Committee (NEC)


Chair
David Morgan

Based in South Wales. Huge fan of long distance paths, 100s, National Trails, wild camping and vlogging about his trips. Lead organiser of the Valleys 100 and Y 100 Sir Fynwy. Has been Chair since March 2018, and 100s coordinator for 3 years prior to that.

 

General Secretary
Madeleine Watson

Based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. From a running background, with a love of cups of tea on LDWA challenge events. Has been secretary since March 2017, with a previous stint on the NEC between 2010 and 2012, latterly as Challenge Events Secretary.

 

Treasurer
John Elrick

Based in London. Relatively new to the NEC (in March 2019) but not to long distance walking. Completed over 20 100s and had a large role in organising The Games 100 and Cinque Ports 100.

 

Membership Secretary
Julia Warman

Based in Bingley, West Yorkshire and heavily involved in the West Yorkshire local group. A Munroist and is a member of the 20 x 100 club. Has been Membership Secretary since March 2019.

 

Challenge Events Secretary
Tim Glenn

Based in Nottingham and secretary of Anytime Anywhere local group. Has been challenge events secretary since March 2018 and has been on the NEC for many years, as Local Groups Secretary and merchandise, which he continues to look after. Tim is also a member of the 20+ 100 club.

 

100s Coordinator
Alan Warrington

Based in Bracknell, Berkshire. Has walked all the National Trails, and completed 4 hundreds, including being a member of the organising committee for Y 100 Sir Fynwy. Became 100s coordinator in March 2018.

 

Communications and Publicity
Julian White

Based in Norwich and chair of Norfolk & Suffolk local group. Heavily involved in the local Ramblers too. Loves food, history, craft beer, travelling and will be bravely attempting his first 100 in 2021.

 

Local Groups Officer
Julie Cribb

Based in Inverness and chair of North West Grampian local group which she was key in establishing. Set up a new 50 mile event (Laich O’Moray) and is lead organiser for the Speyside 100 to be held in 2024. Introduced Virtual events to the LDWA in 2020.

 

IT and Internet Officer
(interim) Madeleine Watson

See above.

 

Environment, Risk and Data Protection Officer
Stuart Bain

Based in South Wales. Has been on the NEC since March 2019 and manages to make what could be dry subjects sound quite interesting! Stuart is also a Hon. Treasurer of the South & West Wales Wildlife Trust, Trustee for the Open Spaces Society and Director of the South East Wales Biodiversity Records Centre.

 

Strider Editor
Graham Smith

Has recently moved to Tain in Scotland from Kent where he was chair for 4 years and organised the White Cliffs Challenge for 15 years. Lead organiser of Cinque Ports 100. Previously worked as editor of local paper (East Kent Mercury). Became Strider Editor in March 2017.

 

Long Distance Paths Officer
Andy Clark

Based in Dartford, Kent. Joined NEC in March 2020. Had previously helped out with LDP Database work and created A-Z advent challenge during December 2020 to highlight little known paths.

 

 

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