Committee

The Leicestershire and Rutland Blood Bikes General Committee is made up of:

Oliver Cufflin (Chairman) – chairman@lrbloodbikes.org.uk
Ollie is responsible for the group as a whole, making sure we achieve what we set out to do and trying to keep us moving in the right direction.

Jonathan Bostock (Vice Chairman) – chairman@lrbloodbikes.org.uk
Jonathan’s role as vice chairman is to be aware of all that the chairman is involved in and to be able to stand-in and represent the group if the Chairman is not available to do so. (Jonathan also is our group Operations Manager)

Paul Bivins (Membership) – supporters@lrbloodbikes.org.uk
Paul co-ordinates the actions to train and set up new members to our Blood Bike Group. Paul Bivins is supported by Paul Johnson with some of the day to day activities with getting new people actively involved in the group
Aimee Hurst has been helping with new members and will continue to support during the handover to Paul Bivins. Aimee is moving to support our financial management . treasurer role

Paul Johnson (Stores and Equipment) – contact via email  supporters@lrbloodbikes.org.uk
Paul manages our “stores”, looking after our clothing and equipment used for events and day to day running of the group

Ebrahim Ahmed & Aimee Hurst (Treasurer) – treasurer@lrbloodbikes.org.uk
Ebrahim and Aimee together take care of our finances and book-keeping activities

Jonathan Bostock (Operations Manager) – operations@lrbloodbikes.org.uk
Jonathan is responsible for day to day operational issues and all things related to our vehicle fleet. In addition Richard manages our our rotas and chases various paperwork topics.

Les Congdon & Andy Bryant (Fleet Managers) – fleet@lrbloodbikes.org.uk
Les and Andy are supporting the operational side of the group alongside Jonathan. There are many little “bits and pieces” that need managing to keep the vehicles rolling and Les/ Andy are there to help get it all running as smoothly as possible

Jonathan Bostock (temporary)  (Media Co-ordinator) –  media@lrbloodbikes.org.uk
Jonathan is working to keep our media interfaces (facebook / web pages and the like) active with current news and information.
If you have any pictures or news that you think would be useful to include on the media platforms please email Jonathan and let him know your ideas.
As at November 2018 we are awaiting to announce our new media co-ordinator and once that is done Jonathan will hand over to them

Elaine Bivins  (Events Co-ordinator) –  events@lrbloodbikes.org.uk
Elaine is heading up our fund raising events team. If you have any ideas for future events, or feedback on recent events please drop a mail to the events team.
If you would be willing to host an event, or are running a gala, fete and the like and would like Leicestershire and Rutland Blood Bikes to be at your event please get in touch with the team.

Elaine Bivins  (collection ‘tins’ at venues) –  enquiries@lrbloodbikes.org.uk
As well as organising our events Elaine also looks after our yellow collection “tins” getting them into coffee shops, retail outlets, pubs and the like. Elaine and the team visit locations willing to host a “tin” and make sure the tin is collected when full. If you are interested in having a collecting tin on our behalf at your venue please drop us an email and Elaine will get in touch with you

Ges Martin (Milk Bank team) –  milkteam@lrbloodbikes.org.uk 
Ges leads our work with the Birmingham Women’s Hospital and supports the collection and delivery of donated breast milk.  If you have any queries about this part of our work drop Ges an email.
Alternatively any mothers interested in donating milk can contact Birmingham Women’s Hospital on 0121 623 6870 and talk to them about how they organise donating and collections. Web site for the hospital is www.bwhct.nhs.uk/