Breed Society Council Members – Who’s Who

President  Tom Sellers
Past President Rob Kerby
Honorary Treasurer Peter Geddes
Registrar  Alison Schofield
Sales Officer  Claire Jakeman

The SSBA Council comprises the above officers, plus:
Lyn Arrowsmith
Liz Bowles
Ellie Butcher
Helen Carroll
Sue Farquhar
Peter Greenow
Jeanette Hares
Trevor Lightfoot
Les Newman
Mark Openshaw
Jo Powell
Phil Sutton-Green
Peter Tavernor
Marion Webb
Andrew Wilson

Membership secretary: Janet Morris,, 07816 813 986 (call or WhatsApp)

Breed Society Secretary: Yvette Openshaw,, 01691 611 645, 07886 558 957

The SSBA Council also has the assistance of a number of other Officers and Coordinators:
Press and Publicity Officer – Pippa Geddes (
Breed Improvement Scheme Coordinator: Pippa Geddes
Young Members Coordinator: Rosie Lee
Junior Members’ Representative: George Clay
Breed Society Coordinator for EU members: Adrian Norton (+353 879 150383)
Breed society Coordinator in Northern Ireland: Andrew Wilson & Claire Jakeman
Export Officer: Susan Farquhar
Newsletter Editor: Pippa Geddes
Website Administrator: Peter Geddes
Company Secretary: Les Newman
Registrations Clerk: Gail Beattie,, 01382 350 590, 07971 306 266
Late Payment / Debt Collection: Trevor Lightfoot

The Breed Society also has Breed Inspectors, who are authorised to inspect sheep against the breed standards:
Sue Farquhar (01531 670 439)
Anne Harvey (07716 751 487)
Pippa Geddes (01743 741 689
Les Newman (07771 742 957)
Harvey Clay (07896 304 829)
Claire Jakeman (07766 238 346)
Alison Schofield (01477 533 256)
Liz Bowles (07834 337 345)