Branch committees run their local branch of Butterfly Conservation and its activities, and in order to do that committee members attend regular meetings and take part in committee decisions.

Non-committee members also play an active role in running the branch activities.

Branch Officers & Committee Members

John Andrews: Chair / Acting Treasurer

Sue Davies: Newsletter Editor & Membership Secretary

Ross Harley: Branch Butterfly Records Coordinator & County Butterfly Recorder

  • Email:
  • Twitter:  @SomButterflyRec

Peter Bright: Transect Coordinator & Joint Honorary Warden of Stoke Camp Reserve and Westbury Beacon Reserve

  • Email:
  • Phone: 01749 870640

John Ball: Joint Honorary Warden of Stoke Camp Reserve & Westbury Beacon Reserve

Liz Marsden: Honorary Warden of Mount Fancy Reserve

Hilary Raeburn: Walks Book Editor

Julian Rawlins

John Marshall

Maggie Moss

John Connolly


Associate Committee Members

Chris Iles: Macro Moth Recorder

Jen Harley: Social Media Coordinator & Website Officer for BC Somerset & Bristol 'In Your Area' page

Associate Committee Members are not expected to attend regular Branch committee meetings. (They may attend the meetings if/when they wish, but they do not have a vote on committee decisions)


Honorary Reserve Wardens

Mount Fancy Farm:  Liz Marsden

Stoke Camp:  John Ball & Peter Bright (Joint)

Westbury Beacon:  John Ball & Peter Bright (Joint)

Haddon Moor:  Dave Ayling  (past committee member)

Media Team

Twitter: Penny Wills & Jen Harley

Facebook Page: Jen Harley, Will Langdon & Sue Davies

Facebook Group: Jen Harley & Simon Phelps

BC 'In Your Area' website: Jen Harley

Branch website: Jonn Andrews and others