Dolly’s Year. The team.

Every great testimonial year needs a great committee and Dolly’s is no exception. Working tirelessly behind the scenes to organise all the events and ensure a successful year for Phil are the following:

 

Mike Blakely

Mike Blakely

Chairman

Our Chair this year is an old hand, having worked previously on Steeno’s Testimonial. This year Mike Blakely takes the helm, throwing himself full throttle into planning mode from the off. By day Mike heads up Apprenticeships, Employer Engagement & Business Solutions & Enterprise at Exeter College. Mike also coaches an under 10s rugby club in Paignton.
Peter Bartlett-Horwood

Peter Bartlett-Horwood

Vice-Chairman

Having thoroughly enjoyed his role as event coordinator for Gareth Steenson’s Testimonial year, Peter could not resist volunteering his services again to support Phil as Vice Chairman. A perfect fit in our very tight team, his dry sense of humor, wit and military banter keeps us on our toes!
Verdun Trott

Verdun Trott

Treasurer

A family man and lifelong fan of the Chiefs, Verdun is a perfect addition to the committee; keeping the accounts in order and the banter flowing. At the weekend, however, it’s all about the game; Sandy Park and chilly Sunday mornings watching his little guy Archie train and play.
Cathy Bartlett-Horwood

Cathy Bartlett-Horwood

Secretary

The lovely Cathy of SWComms joins us this year to cover all things admin. An absolute gem of a woman and a huge Chiefs fan t’boot, Cathy brings a contagious ‘let’s do it’ attitude to the table and is always ready with a smile. This lady is loved by all and a huge favourite with the boys.
Paul West

Paul West

An Exeter lad, born and bred, Paul has been supporting Exeter rugby club since its days at the County Ground. These days you’ll find him at the helm of RGB Building Supplies and the Room Works; home to many a competitive bake-off! Paul is always ready to get the party started!
Lisa Singleton

Lisa Singleton

One of the city’s favourite characters, Lisa brings her enviable creative and design skills to the table. The founder of award-winning Zebra Design, Lisa will be the creative force behind graphics. She also teams up with Mike to bring you the Gala night, adding flair, passion and a whole lot fun to proceedings.

Marc Astley

Marc Astley

Founder of Astley Media and Exeter Daily, Marc served six years as the city’s newspaper editor and has a wealth of contacts. He is also a trustee of the Exeter Foundation. When not working, Marc enjoys experimenting in the kitchen with his signature dish being a Paella!
Phil Mingo

Phil Mingo

Considered one of the best sports photographers in the business, Phil joins us again this year to keep us smiling and capture those moments we’ll treasure forever. He’ll also probably get one or two we’d rather forget, but hey ho, we’re all friends here!