Poland Club GB

The Poland Club of Great Britain

An introduction to your Committee Members / Club Officials

President - Brian Anderton


Our Life President, Brian Anderton has been a member of The Poland Club for 60 years, initially winning Best Novice in 1957.

A former President of The National Federation of Poultry Clubs, Brian has achieved many successes over the years with his Polands

Chairman - Andrew Ball

Andrew's late father begain showing poultry in the early 1960's and introduced him to the Fancy from a young age.

Andrew now shows with his youngest daughter Nicole, who has had considerable success over the last few years.

Secretary - Clare Beebe


To many, our Secretary, Clare Beebe, is Mrs Poland, having kept the breed for over 20 years, learning from her mentor, the late Eric Parker.

Clare works tirelessly for the Fancy, and Polands in particular, and is also a Panel B Judge.


Treasurer - Simon Pickles

polandclubgb@gmail.com
As Treasurer, my main role is to ensure the Club is run on sound financial lines and to ensure that new members can access all areas of the website, as well as updating content.
I have kept Polands since 2011 and been showing since 2013.  Although the big prizes have so far eluded me, the friends I have met along the way are making it all worthwhile.  The Poland Club is here to cater for all people who keep the breed, so if I can be of any help or if you have any ideas on how to increase club revenue please give me a shout.
Committee Member - Paul Lutkin

I joined the Poland club during the Spring of 2000 and started to breed and show shortly after that. Having grown up on the family farm i have always been involved with poultry. I have always liked crested breeds and my interest first started as a child with a silkie X pekin hen. In 1999 i discovered the Polands and have been fasinated by them ever since. Since 2000 i have kept all the standard colours in bantams at some point and several of the large fowl varieties. I currently keep white crested black and cuckoos in large fowl and white crested black and blue in bantam. I also keep all the standard self coloured bantams. I keep other crested breeds which include Houdan bantams, Araucanas in large and bantam, sulmtaler bantams and Belgian barbu de Watermael. Polands however will always be my priority! I am keen to help promote Polands whether its for the show bench or just as a breed to keep in the back garden for pleasure.

Committee Member - Simone Lomax

 

Simone is passionate about Polands and is a keen historian of the breed and poultry in general.  She has extensive knowledge of the origin of ours and other Crested Breeds.

 

Committee Member - Lee Pedley


Hailing from Cornwall, Lee joined the Committee in 2014, and is well known for his support of Polands, both as a breeder and exhibitor. Lee is the Club's Trophy Steward


He passed his Soft Feather Light Exam in 2015 and will be judging Polands at our Regional Show at The National in 2016.

Committee Member - Ryan Liggett


Ryan is from Northern Ireland, joined the Committee in 2015 and has kindly agreed to judge our 125th Anniversary Club Show at the Federation in 2016

Committee Member - Brian Millar


Brian joined The Poland Club Committee in 2015 and lives in North East Scotland

Committee Member - Tracey Bunder


Tracey has been an active member of the Club since 2013 and breeds Silver-laced Poland Bantams from her Lincolnshire base.


With a background in Sales, Finance and Administration, Tracey is a true asset to the Club Committee.  At the big shows Tracey and her family are never far away from The Club Stand, signing up new members and selling merchandise.

Contact details for members of the committee can be found on the contact page.

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