LONG-serving treasurer Tom Brumfield has retired after many years service to the Royal Air Force Association.

He was thanked for his efforts by RAFA NE Council member Geoff Middleton at the Huddersfield branch annual meeting at The George Hotel.

Patrick Marnell was elected as the new treasurer. Other officials elected were: president, Jason McCartney; vice-president, Frank Smith; chairman, Richard Broadbent; vice-chairman, Colin Gower; secretary, Tony Bailey; Wings organiser, Donald Irving; publicity officer, Gerald Taylor.