The AIFCA Team
Chairman - Tony Tomlinson MBE
Tony is a retired skipper/owner of trawlers fishing around Cornwall for more than 30 years. Awarded an MBE for services to the industry in 2006, he has been Chair of Cornwall IFCA since late 2010. Currently Chair of the Association of IFCAs, Chair of Cornwall FLAG and Deputy Chair of Falmouth Harbour Commsrs.
Vice Chairman - Les Weller
Les is a retired London Police Officer now living in North Northumberland and has had an interest for all forms of recreational angling since the age of 5, in particular within the sea and a passion for conservation within the marine environment. Les was fully engaged in all iterations of "Net Gain" helping form the Marine Conservations Zones for the North East. He is a qualified Sport England angling coach and the secretary of several angling clubs, a member of the Angling Trust running the Northumberland marine division. An active supporter and fund raiser for several local charities, Forward assist and Northumberland Mountain Rescue Team.
He joined Northumberland Sea Fisheries Committee in 2008 and successfully applied for Northumberland IFCA in 2010 and has served as Vice and Chairman and is currently Vice Chair for the Association of IFCA.