I have lived in Wellington Chase Crowthorne since 1988 and held various senior European Financial Management positions over a 32-year career with the same US Corporation.
For the last 14 years since retiring in 2002 I have been involved in the life of the local Community for the past 14 years, with the last 9 of these as a local Parish Councillor. I am one of the two Councillors who represent Crowthorne South which includes Wellington Collage and Wellington Chase and have worked with the Collage to promote its Community Involvement in the Village. Amongst my other activities, I have been actively involved in working with and promoting Young People in Berkshire for the last 32 years.
Representative on Outside Bodies 2016 - 2017. Appointed May 2016.
BFBC Biodiversity Action Plan Crowthorne/Wokingham without Parish Councils Liason Group (6 monthly) Reserve Edgbarrow/Sandhurst Sports Centre Management Committee (BFBC Quarterly) Reserve. BFC Parish & Town Councils’ Liason Group (Quarterly) Reserve Parish Parks & Public Realms 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
Appointed to sit on the Contracts Working Group which is responsible for reviewing the following:
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.