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Exec of 2016/17

Another year, another new exec!


Dan Whiles

Position: President
Course & year: 1st year Undergraduate Economics and Politics
College: Pendle
Responsible for: Overseeing the successful running of the club, running weekly exec meetings, liaising with LUSU, keeping the exec in line!
Bimbler or bagger? Bagger
Favourite drink: Whiskey and coke
Favourite pub: The Borough (cheap food with purple card)
Likes: Hiking, reading, running, watching tv
Dislikes: Potato
Spotted on a hike: Chatting
Aspirations: Walk the Inca trail
Favourite seat on minibus: Back seat, best sleeping spot.

Laurie Butler

Position: Vice President
Course & year: 1st year French Studies and Geography
College: Pendle
Responsible for: Organising the trips and transport
Bimbler or bagger? Both! Lets bag the hills while bimbling along!
Favourite area: The Peak District - They are the hills of home!
Favourite cheese: Stilton the riper the better
Likes: Walking, Climbing, Cycling
Dislikes: Being inside on a sunny day
Spotted on a hike: Looking lost
Weapon of choice: Belladonna
Favourite seat on minibus: Near a window!

Chloe Bowerbank

Position: Secretary
Course & year: 3rd Year Undergraduate Modern History
College: County
Responsible for: Writing the newsletters (AKA bothering everyone) and recording exec meetings.
Bimbler or bagger? Bagger, I'm a finisher.
Favourite drink: Whiskey, single malt, preferably Highland and over ten years aged.
Favourite pub: The Waterwitch
Likes: Hiking, reading and being a History nerd.
Dislikes: Public transport
Spotted on a hike: Kendal mint cake eating
Aspirations: Three Peaks Challenge and to run my very own museum
Weapon of choice: Stupid History facts
Favourite seat on minibus: Next to a window so I can gaze soulfully out at the scenery.

Dan Walker

Position: Treasurer
Course & year: 1st Year Physics
College: Fylde
Responsible for: Telling people how much money there, writing cheques and taking cash to the bank.
Bimbler or bagger? Bagger.
Favourite drink: Jack and Coke.
Favourite pub: Merchants
Favourite area: Langdale
3 munros or £30? 3 munros
Likes: Playing and listening to music, mountains (especially with snow) and binge watching tv shows
Dislikes: Baked beans
Spotted on a hike: Falling into bogs
Aspirations: More wild camping with a bivvy bag
Weapon of choice: My bass guitar
Favourite seat on minibus: Any window seat, leg room is a bonus

Emma Pearce

Position: Social Secretary
Course & year: 2nd year Undergraduate MSCi Biological Sciences
College: County
Responsible for: Overseeing the successful running of the club, running weekly exec meetings, liaising with LUSU, keeping the exec in line!
Bimbler or bagger? Depends on the day but starting to get into bagging
Favourite area: Exmoor
Favourite drink: Soda water and lime cordial
Favourite pub: The Borough
Likes: Walks, Languages, Pyjamas
Dislikes: Being stuck inside
Spotted on a hike: Pre-hike tea-drinking
Aspirations: Hadriens wall walk and The Camino de Santiago
Weapon of choice: The Spanish Language
Favourite seat on minibus: In the middle somewhere

Stephen Sammons

Position: Safety Officer
Course & year: 2nd year Theoretical Physics with Mathematics
College: Furness
Responsible for: Going to meetings about Safety with LUSU
Bimbler or bagger? Bagger, not just for the bag though!
3 Munros or £30? 3 Munroes- I pay more than £30 for a weekend trip to Scotland
Favourite area: Although Im not too experienced there, the western highlands are winning my heart
Favourite cheese: Anything crumbly
Favourite drink: Stream water on a hike, when Ive forgotten to bring a bottle
Favourite pub: Tap House
Likes: 1960s/1970s OS tourist maps, Food, Settlers of Catan
Dislikes: Not seeing a map on a hike, Big cities
Spotted on a hike: Dropping Gloves
Aspirations: Live in Scotland at one point in my life
Weapon of choice: Ice Axe?
Favourite seat on minibus: Behind the driver

Nathaniel Hough

Position: Gear Officer
Course & year: 3rd year undergraduate mathematics Msci
College: County
Responsible for: Making sure the gear is safely stored, and is safe to use
Bimbler or bagger? Depends on the day but starting to get into bagging
Favourite area: Lake District, anywhere a little scrambly
Favourite drink: Badger Beer, or whatever's available
Favourite cheese: Wensleydale with cranberry
Spotted on a hike: Taking cheeky photos
Likes: Hiking, Camping, Cooking
Dislikes: When people take gear without telling me!
Weapon of choice: Superior technology
Favourite seat on minibus: Somewhere with leg room

Kieran Brahney

Position: Web Officer
Responsible for: Keeping this website and the Member Database ship-shape
Bimbler or bagger? Bimbler - good views and good company beat bagging anyday!
Favourite area: Love the Lake District; I cannot resist going back year after year
Favourite drink: Real ales
Favourite pub: Graduate bar on a busy night with good company
Likes: Clear blue skys, sunny, good views
Spotted on a hike: Taking lots of photos
Aspirations: To run my own company and move back to Miami
Favourite seat on minibus: Near the door with all the leg room!