David Gold (S. 1986-91) - President of the OBA at the Vice President's lunch, 22/06/2007
Written by David Gold (S. 1986-91)
Thursday, 01 November 2007
Dear Old Brightonians,

This is my last letter as your President and I am in reflective mood.
It has been a very enjoyable and challenging three years.

I have been fortunate to have Fiona Aiken to lean on, organise me and generally make things happen. But I have also been fortunate to have some very committed colleagues on the Committee who have helped to keep the wheels turning. Though it may be inappropriate to single out individuals, I must mention Tim Loadsman who has served more Presidents than even he probably cares to remember. I am grateful to him for his wise counsel and continued patience even when all around him were losing theirs!
It has been terrific fun meeting so many Old Brightonians from all over the country but also overseas. I am sure the international element to the Association will be of ever greater importance in the coming years. I look forward to working with the OBA to build the International Friends of Brighton College in my role as Development Director at the College.

In Tony Whitestone I believe the OBA has a dedicated and worthy President-elect. As well as being a hugely popular former member of Staff, Tony is the father of an OB and remains deeply committed to the College in other ways. Though he has many other interests to keep him occupied in retirement, I am delighted that he has agreed to take this role on.

I wish him and everyone involved with the Association great success for the future. I will certainly do all I can to support your activities and remain involved.

Thank you all for your support these last three years.
David Gold (S. 1986-91)
David Gold (S. 1986-91)
OBA President

PS: Whilst I have appreciated your letters and emails it is now Tony's turn to receive them! Please email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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