Management

Stephen J Walsh – Secretary

Stephen joined the Association in 1988 and has a wealth of experience and expertise in employment law, industrial relations and human resource management . He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and was, for 12 years , a part-time lecturer in Employment Law and Employee Relations.

Gillian Hartley – Assistant Secretary

Gillian joined the Association in 2001 coming from a HR and payroll managerial position, with a textile background. She has experience in employment law, industrial relations, human resources, payroll and health and safety.

The Association Executive Committee is made up of owners/managing directors from member companies.

Andrew Gill – William Reed Weaving and Chairman of the Association

John Morrison – Leigh Spinners Ltd and Vice Chairman of the Association

Malcolm Blackwell – James Dewhurst Ltd

Richard Blackburn – Somic Textiles Ltd

Philip Lees – Lees Newsome Ltd

David Collinge – John Spencer Textiles Ltd

Robert Croft – Herbert Parkinson Ltd

Lance Mitchell – Mitchell Interflex Ltd

Jonathan Pope – Blackburn Yarn Dyers Ltd

Stephen Shepherd – S. Dawes Weaving Ltd

Duncan Weisters – D H J Weisters Ltd