Meet the Panel
Members of OEAP are employed or engaged by Local Authorities, Multi-Academy Trusts and other employer groups to deliver advice, support and training in the management and leadership of outdoor learning, off-site visits and learning outside the classroom.
National Chair Dave Scourfield 1st term, March 2016
Secretary Adrian Clarke 1st term March 2017
Treasurer Dave Barham 1st term October 2015
Cymru/Wales Arwel Elias 1st term, November 2016
East Graham Lodge 1st term, June 2015
Midlands Sarah Atkins 1st term, February 2016
North East Adrian Clarke 2nd term, January 2016
North West Andy Lavin 1st term, January 2017
South East Neil Leyden 1st term, April 2016
South West Gary Burn 1st term September 2015
National and regionally elected officers can serve a maximum of two consecutive two year terms.
Co-opted non-voting officers
Business Manager Paul Bond from April 2016
Non-executive Mike Evans from March 2016
Co-opted officers serve for fixed terms determined and reviewed at executive meetings.
OEAP works closely with the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom. It endorses the LOtC Quality Badge and recommends that the Badge is accepted as evidence that providers meet the national standards defined by its accreditation criteria.