Committee Members


Gerry Adcock ARPS

Regional Organiser

Gerry took on the role of Regional Organiser on the 1st January 2016. He joined the RPS in 2013 after having been enticed by a visit to the website. He subsequently gained his ARPS in July 2014 in the Visual Arts category.

Gerry tends to produce Landscape and Travel images and he also enjoys giving his images creative twists in Photoshop.

Gerry also serves on the Northern Counties Executive Committee as the Area’s Web-master and Portfolio Secretary.


Sandra Taylor LRPS

Regional Treasurer

Sandra took on the role of Regional Treasurer on the 1st January 2016. She joined the RPS in 2015 and also gained her LRPS in April that year.

Sandra enjoys taking all kind of photos and will happily spend time on the computer processing her images.


Jane Black ARPS

Committee Member

Jane was Regional Organiser for twenty seven years. She recently retired from this role but stayed on as a committee member to help the new committee.

Jane gained her Associateship in 1989 and was awarded a Fenton Medal in 2003 for services to the Royal and to photography.  

She been involved in amateur photography since joining a photographic society whilst at college in 1959.

Jane has supported Northern Counties Photographic Federation and the clubs since 1962 and is presently in charge of all their competitions including the International Salon which she set up in 1980.


Joseph Duffy LRPS

Committee Member

Joe was awarded his LRPS in October 2002. He enjoys taking landscapes and travel photographs, Joe is a member of the Travel Group. Joe also enjoys taking photos of aeroplanes and air shows.

Joe is now Vice President of the NCPF.



Alan Wood

Committee Member