Management Committee

Nightjar by Martin BennettThe Management Committee sets policy and oversees the Scientific and Membership sub-committees and any other ad-hoc sub-committees that may be set up from time to time. The principal officers of the Society are listed below. All members of the Committee are Trustees of the HOS charity,

Chair – Keith Betton

email: Keith Betton
telephone: 01252 724068

Honorary Secretary – Dave Palmer

email: Dave Palmer
address: 2 Dunmow Hill, Fleet, Hants, GU51 3AN
telephone TBA

Communications for the Society should be addressed to the Honorary Secretary.

Honorary Treasurer – David Brookes

Chair of Membership Sub-committee – Barry Page

email: Barry Page

Chair of Scientific Sub-Committtee – Marcus Ward

e-mail: Marcus Ward

Terms of Reference

The Terms of Reference of the Management Committee can be viewed via this link.


Minutes from recent meetings of the Management Comittee can be downloaded below.

Minutes of Management Committee – Feb 28th, 2023
Minutes of Management Committee – Nov 8th, 2022
Minutes of Management Committee – May 10th, 2022
Minutes of Management Committee – Feb 3rd 2022