Crowthorne Parish Ward Chairman of the Staffing Committee Vice Chairman of the Major Development Planning Committee
Resident in Crowthorne for 27 years. I have 45 years’ experience in Sales & Marketing and have a Management Consultancy helping companies win business and, through growth, create jobs and drive innovation.
I firmly believe in the importance of the Community, the individual’s responsibility to make a contribution, and that local decisions should be made locally. Crowthorne is special, and I will do everything I can to ensure that it continues to develop as a thriving social and commercial community.
Representative on Outside Bodies.
Berkshire Association of Local Councils Exec Comm Crowthorne/Wokingham without Parish Councils Liason Group (6 monthly) BFC Parish & Town Councils’ Liason Group (Quarterly) Parish Clerk Overview & Scrutiny Broadmoor Local External Stakeholders Group TRL Stakeholders Group
Appointed to sit on the Administration Working Group which investigates matters related to the following:
Community Awards, CPC promotion, media, finance, budget, office administration/IT and terms and conditions of hire
To review all Parish Council contracts including the Social Club Lease
Appointed to sit on the Neighbourhood Planning Working Group which will investigate matters associated with the following:
To designate the Parish of Crowthorne as a Neighbourhood Area under the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 and define the scope, content and vision of a Neighbourhood Plan. To produce a project plan involving key local partners and community engagement. To research and build up evidence and develop options for aims, policies, proposals and/or site allocations.
Appointed to sit on the Emergency Planning Working Group which is responsible for investigating the following:
To establish a clear set of roles and responsibilities for those involved in emergency preparation and response at the local level.
Appointed to sit on the Major Development Planning Committee
The Major Development Planning Committee looks at major developments which are deemed as such by Crowthorne Parish Council. The criteria is the significant impact on Crowthorne (including neighbouring Parish Councils), but does not supersede the current process of investigations into local smaller domiciliary and trade planning applications and the subsequent recommendations.
Appointed to sit on the Staffing Committee
The Committee has responsibility for ensuring the Council complies with the requirements of employment law and follows best practice in providing good working conditions for staff, including health and safety.
Appointed to sit on the Crowthorne Educational Charity
The purpose of the Crowthorne Educational Charity is to promote the education of persons resident in the Parish of Crowthorne. All Councillors of Crowthorne Parish Council serve as Trustees on the Crowthorne Educational Charity, however the Charity exists as a separate entity to Crowthorne Parish Council. The Charity is administered by the staff of Crowthorne Parish Council on behalf of the Trustees.