Who’s Who


  • Professor Sir Ron Cooke, DL, Former Vice-Chancellor, University of York
  • Professor Charlie Jeffery, Vice-Chancellor, University of York


  • Professor Deborah Smith, OBE DSc PhD

Honorary Vice-Presidents

  • Dr Peter Addyman, CBE, MA, DSc, DUniv, FSA, MIFAMr
  • Mr Stephen Lusty, BA
  • Mrs Barbara Weatherley



  • Chair: Mr David Harbourne, BSc

  • Vice-Chairs: Mrs Carole Smith, MA and Dr Roger Pinder
  • Hon. Secretary : Vacancy
  • Hon. Treasurer elect : Mrs Sally Osgerby
  • Hon. Lecture Programme Group Chair: Dr Roger Pinder, BSc, PhD, DSc
  • Hon. Editor : Mrs Felicity Hurst, BA, MA
  • Hon. Librarian/Archivist: Vacancy
  • Hon. Website Officer: Professor Gavin Thomas, BSc(Hons), PhD, FRSB, FHEA

Council Members

          • Miss Catherine Brophy, BA, MCILIP, PGCE
          • Mr Jon Coulson, MSc, JP
          • Dr Andrew Jones, BSc, DPhil, MIFA, FSA, FSA Scot
          • Professor Andrew Marvin, MEng, PhD, FREng, IEEE Life Fellow
          • Dr Dorothy Nott, B.A. M.A. PhD, Dip.Soc Admin

Café Scientifique Team: Miss Catherine Brophy and  Dr Andrew Jones

Communications Team:  Miss Catherine Brophy,  Mrs Margaret Leonard, Mrs Carole Smith

Governance Group: Mrs Carole Smith, Miss Catherine Brophy, and others

Activities Group: Mrs Rosemary Anderton (Chair), Mrs Heather Marvin, Mrs Margaret Leonard, Mrs Sharon Lusty, and others

Geology Group: Mr Paul Thornley (Chair), Dr Rod Leonard, Dr Liam Herringshaw, Mrs Margaret Leonard, and others

Yorkshire Scientists Group: Professor Andy Marvin

Website: Professor Gavin Thomas (Hon. Web Officer), Mrs Margaret Leonard, Miss Catherine Brophy, and others

Clerk to the Society

Miss Frances Chambers, BA, MSc

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