Meet the team

Senior Command Staff

The Garrison Commanding Officer (CO) is the chief administrator and policy maker of the Garrison and is responsible for the operations of the Garrison and the coordination of events that occur within the Garrison's boundaries. The CO is supported and assisted by the Executive Officer (XO) who also deputises for the CO if required.

Gary Hailes
Gary Hailes
Commanding Officer (CO)
TK2739 (89Batman)
Rob Palethorpe
Rob Palethorpe
Executive Officer (XO)
TX3955 (Chef)
 

501st Legion Command Staff

Squad Leaders

The Squad Leader (SL) serve to represent and coordinate their designated squads within the region they cover.

 

Captain of the Guard

The Captain of the Guard (CoG) is responsible for interpreting and enforcing the club rules. They serve as an impartial mediator for disputes among members or officers, oversees disciplinary hearings, polls and elections.

 Charlie Lacey
Charlie Lacey
Captain of the Guard (CoG)
TB40114 (Charlie 5/0)
 Philip Smith
Philip Smith
Captain of the Guard (CoG)
TK13711 (Blue)
 

Support and Administration

The Treasurers are responsible for all finances related to the UKG and providing auditable records of all transactions relating to the UKG Charity Fund and Supporters Fund accounts. The Financial Auditor provides oversight and review of all financial records for the UKG.

The Webmaster is responsible for all technical aspects of running the UKG's websites.

Helena Read
Helena Read
Treasurer

IC21111 (Helena79)
Elaine Smith
Elaine Smith
Treasurer
Reel Icons (Carter_SG1)
Darren Bailey
Darren Bailey
Financial Auditor
TI5952 (Clipboard)
TD
Tech Droid
Webmaster
Tech Droid (Tech Droid)
 
Tristan Fulcher
Tristan Fulcher
Charity Officer
TI3493 (TristanUK)
 

Public Relations and Web Liaison

The Garrison Public Relations Officer (GPRO) is responsible for the promotion of the Garrison to the public and media ensuring the Garrison retains a reputable image and a strong relationship with its supporters.

The Garrison Web Liaison (GWL) assists the GML in the preparation and management of the Garrison Membership Profiles and is directly responsible for the processing and management of the 501st Garrison Member profile images.

Wayne and Tristan are also part of the Garrison PR Team covering general Public Relations, Social Media, and Event stand planning.

Tony Lee
Tony Lee
PR Officer (GPRO)
TK51007 (BoneyBoy)
Wayne Allen
Wayne Allen
Web Liaison (GWL) & PR
TK52517 (Micromouse)
Tristan Fulcher
Tristan Fulcher
Charity Officer
TI3493 (TristanUK)
 

Membership Liaison

The Garrison Membership Liaisons (GML) are responsible for reviewing and processing applications for membership and maintaining Garrison member information in the Legion database where applicable. One of their key tasks is approving costumes for new members and new costumes for existing members. They are assisted by Deputy Garrison Membership Liaisons (DGML). The UK Garrison has three costuming sections: 501st, Imperial costumes; Reel Icons (RI), the Movie costume section of the UKG; and Rebel Command (RC) and Expanded Universe (EU).

Wez Burns
Wez Burns
GML (501st)
TD4859 (Rusty)
Billy Haggis
Billy Haggis
GML (501st)
TK1650 (Billhag)
Phil Riches
Phil Riches
GML (501st)
ID5701 (Fil5117)
Matthew Mainwaring
Matthew Mainwaring
GML (Reel Icons)
IG2289 (TrooperMatthew)
James Forder
James Forder
DGML (Reel Icons)
TB21579 (Caramac)
Craig Shoosmith
Craig Shoosmith
GML (RC and EU)
SL4853 (Tekkno)
 

Senior Armourers

The Chief Armourers are the principal administrator for overseeing the Armourers who themselves oversee new builds and guide the build to be constructed to the best possible standard.

Steve Hird
Steve Hird
Chief Armourer
SL6659 (STEVE0671)
Stefan Wickham
Stefan Wickham
Chief Armourer
TK8271 (TK8271 Rogue Trooper)
 

Events Team

The Event Coordinators (EC) head up the Events Team which is responsible for the sourcing and handling of events and managing of our events database. ECs also run our largest events on the day. Event Administrators (EA) and Deputy Event Administrators (DEA) support the ECs. Please visit our Book Us page to request an appearance.

Event Co-Ordinators

Steve Smith
Steve Smith
Event Coordinator (EC)
TK5237 (TK5237)
Rob Denehan
Rob Denehan
Event Coordinator (EC)
TK3683 (Digit33)
 

London

Pete Billups
Pete Billups
Event Administrator (EA)
TK2890 (TK2890)
Steve Braund
Steve Braund
Event Administrator (EA)
SL12212 (Hoggzman)
 

Midlands

Callum Dunbar
Callum Dunbar
Event Administrator (EA)
IC17392 (SugarSkull)
Robert Dunbar
Robert Dunbar
Event Administrator (EA)
IC81357 (RDunbar)
Colleen McKay
Colleen McKay
Event Administrator (EA)
TB45077 (Pixie040577)
 

North East

Chris Bell
Chris Bell
Event Administrator (EA)
TK83115 (bells0)
Jase Fox
Jase Fox
Event Administrator (EA)
TK5548 (edgejedi)
 

North West

Colin Wilby
Colin Wilby
Event Administrator (EA)
TK8299 (wilbyc82 )
Barry Pearn
Barry Pearn
Event Administrator (EA)
SL27916 (Lord Baz Vader)
Mike Stigburg
Mike Stigberg
Event Administrator (EA)
TK11589 (Althalus)
 

South East

Gareth Collier
Gareth Collier
Event Administrator (EA)
TK11968 (thebrighton)
Christian Duffield
Christian Duffield
Event Administrator (EA)
TI16230 (Infestormort)
Rowan Read
Rowan Read
Event Administrator (EA)
TK12111 (TK12111)
Kris Kobus
Kris Kobus
Event Administrator (EA)
ID33633 (Hask)
 

South West

Rikki Teml
Rikki Teml
Event Administrator (EA)
TI27378 (mrrikki)
Mat Schwarz
Mat Schwarz
Event Administrator (EA)
SL11897 (MattyS1974)
 

Scotland

Sheraz Khwaja
Sheraz Khwaja
Event Administrator (EA)
TB29578 (sheranakin)
Ian MacPherson
Ian MacPherson
Event Administrator (EA)
BH1873 (shorttrooper)
 

Wales

Josh Delaney
Josh Delaney
Event Administrator (EA)
TK10290 (jdelaney)
Rob Wilcock
Rob Wilcock
Event Administrator (EA)
TI26714 (Sponge1981)
 

Gibraltar

Shaun Lister
Shaun Lister
Event Administrator (EA)
TK22201 (sarcasm)
 

Safeguarding Officer

The Garrison Safeguarding Officer (GSO) is an independent point of contact and action for all issues detailed within the UKG Safeguarding Policy.

Luke Daley
Luke Daley
Garrison Safeguarding Officer (GSO)
DS21313 (Sni9er)