Lt Col (Retd) Sam Southam

Corps Secretary

Sam Southam

Prior to assuming the position as Corps Secretary in October 2016, Sam had served for 35 years in the Intelligence Corps, passing out with Squad 86 (in Feb ’81) and signing off as Corps Chief of Staff in 2015.  Although many elements of his service were memorable and varied, with some tremendously enjoyable appointments and tours, he still maintains his best job with the Corps is his current one.

Married to Jane and blessed with three grown up daughters, he lives close to Chicksands and enjoys only having to spend 10 minutes commuting to work.

Mrs Ellie Ferguson

Business Manager

Ellie has been a civil servant for 21 years and joined the Intelligence Corps Association team in November 2017. Her previous roles at Royal Air Force Henlow & Chicksands include Human Resources clerk, Regimental Accountant, DSI Business Manager and Plans & Projects Officer.

Ellie's husband spent and enjoyable and varied 29 years serving in the Corps, retiring in 2012.

When she is not spending time with her family (collectively Ellie and her husband have 6 children and a grandson) Ellie enjoys crafts & DIY, riding her motorbike and visiting friends.

Mrs Hazel Donald

Business Support & Membership Secretary

Hazel, an ex-Royal Air Force Aircraft Engineer of 2 years, has been a civil servant for 25 years. She has been part of the Intelligence Corps Association for 6 years but has been committed to working for the Intelligence Corps for a total of 15 years. 

Her previous roles have included Mess Bills Clerk, Officers Mess Silver Service Waitress, and Registry Clerk with the Royal Air Force Provost and Security Services (P&SS).

Married for 35 years she has 2 daughters and 2 granddaughters, and her hobbies include TAGB style Tae Kwon Do, 1st Dan, Dancing to keep fit and playing games on her tablet.

Mrs Victoria Rush

Intelligence Corps Association Assistant

Vicki served 13 years as a linguist in the Intelligence Corps. She has recently rejoined the Corps family as the newest member of the team at Headquarters Intelligence Coprs Association.

Victoria is married to Pat who is a Warrent Officer Class 1 in the Corps. Together they have a young daughter named Fearne. In her spare time Victoria enjoys keeping fit, long walks in the woods and crafting with Fearne.