ART Management Committee

ART is led by a team of ringers, teachers and tutors elected by its members. The Management Committee comprises the elected officers of ART: the Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. Other members are elected or co-opted onto the committee because of their specific skills. The committee is the operational management and decision making body of ART, with responsibility for the implementation, accreditation & development of its schemes.


Lesley Belcher - Hanslope, Beds, Herts & Bucks

Sam Bolingbroke - Shirenewton, South East Wales

Alan Bentley - Verwood, Dorset

Roger Booth - Bermondsey, London

John Cater - Church Gresley, Derbyshire

Paul Flavell - Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey

Tim Hine - Stafford, Staffordshire

Gill Hughes - Belper, Derbyshire

Paul Lewis - Edgmond, Shropshire

Graham Nabb - Kineton, Coventry & Warwickshire

Andrew Wilby - Towcester, Northamptonshire

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Graham Nabb is a founder member of ART. As Chair, he provides leadership ensuring that the organisation’s aims are achieved, and that only activities that aim to achieve ART's charitable purposes are pursued. Graham is the public face of ART representing the organisation at events, functions, partner bodies and subgroups.



Paul Flavell is a newly elected member of the ART Management Committee. He provides administrative support to the organisation, ensuring the smooth running and reporting of meetings, maintaining records, producing the annual report and updating internal policies and procedures. Paul deals with all external correspondence.



John Cater is a newly elected member of the ART Management Committee. He looks after the organisation's finances, ensuring records and procedures are maintained and ART remains financially viable, notifying the committee of any concerns. John ensures appropriate financial procedures and policies are in place and are adhered to.

External Appointments

Stephanie Pattenden is the Independent Education Adviser. She reports periodically to the Management Committee with recommendations and advice. Her responsibilities include:

  • To overview all aspects of ART work to ensure efficacy, and that high standards are achieved and maintained.
  • To ensure that the delivery of both the day courses and on line resources are maintained to a high and professional standard.
  • To ensure that the systems for on-line assessment are effective, correctly managed and used appropriately
  • To ensure high a standard of mentoring is maintained in the post course period
  • To ensure that codes of conduct and best practice are adhered to.
  • To ensure efficiency in operation.
Christopher Heaton is the Independent Examiner.