In my previous life I was a Controls Engineer and was involved in the development of sensors for Buildings. I worked in International Sales and Marketing and lived in Australia and Singapore where I was responsible for developing our Export Markets.
I have lived in Crowthorne since 1990 and retired a little over two years ago.
I have now been a Parish Councillor for One year and feel I have made contributions in relation to the refurbishment of the Morgan Centre. This year I have been elected to Vice Chairman of the Parish.
Representative on Outside Bodies.
Broadmoor Local External Stakeholders Group Buckler Park Stakeholders Group
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 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 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.
Appointed to sit on the Walter Recreation Ground Charity no: 300145
The purpose of the Charity is to maintain the Walter Recreation Ground and Circle Hill for public use in line with the Charity Indenture dated 10 June 1887 and the Charity Commission Scheme of 14 January 1975 as amended by resolutions dated 17 November 2009 and 6 July 2010.
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.