Volunteer of the Year Award 2017
Unit Training Lead, University of London Union
David clocked up an incredible 628 volunteering hours last year.
Alongside weekly meetings, he fits in driving vehicles for events,
delivering regular training courses, running training sessions and
supporting preparation sessions for Care Quality Commission
inspections. He’s an integral part of the unit meeting nights, and
the improvements he has made to the training provided have led to
the highest ever membership in the First Aid Society at University
of London Union.
Luis Sellmeyer - WINNER
Area Manager, Islington and Camden London
During his two years as Unit Manager for University of London
Union Unit, Luis has grown his unit to over 120 active volunteers.
Under his leadership, they have volunteered over 11,300 hours,
providing first aid at events in the community. Luis inspires
others to go above and beyond expectations. He embodies the very
best of St John Ambulance and represents those countless volunteers
who work tirelessly, not just on the front line, but behind the
scenes, giving others the support they need. Following his
graduation from university, he has recently moved on to become an
District Manager, West London
Mike oversees a third of London’s units, including the busiest
sections in central London, and manages hundreds of volunteers. He
leads a very active and vibrant district in West London, but is
also Stadia Lead for Twickenham Stadium. His extensive experience
has led to an impressive ability to manage any situation he’s faced
with. Peers, colleagues, and managers alike respect Mike and he’s
known for helping everyone who asks without hesitation.