Ian Whalley, has been elected to the Board of Trustees, replacing Mike Newbold who was elected to the NCI board of  Trustees, eight years ago and was due to stand for re-election. Ian has joined the National Fund  Raising Committee and in fact chairs it. One of his first duties will be to present our sister station, Mablethorpe, with their Declared Facility Certificate. He also takes on the coordination of the Eastern stations of National Coastwatch.