We are delighted to announce that Jan Reid has been appointed as our National Safeguarding Officer with immediate effect. Lou Johnson is leaving the SLSGB Team at Head Office to take up an exciting new role in a commercial environment and we thank her for her tireless and dedicated professionalism and wish her great success.
Many of you will already know Jan through her volunteer activities supporting SLSGB sport events. She is an International Grade B Referee for Surf Lifesaving sport and IRB competition and has been a GB and England IRB Team Manager. Jan is also a very active and fully qualified member of the Devon Flood Rescue Team.
Jan started her primary teaching career in 1983 to become a Headteacher in 1993. She is a Lead Level 3 Safeguarding Officer and brings to us comprehensive first hand safeguarding experience and knowledge. This, together with her long term involvement with Surf Lifesaving provides a great foundation for her role and we know you will join us in welcoming her to the team.