Meet your Councillors

Councillor Information from October 2019:

Enjoying our council meeting July 2019 'Al Fresco' as our committee room was registering more than 90 degrees!

 

Villagers of Churt are very welcome to join our meetings.

Centre Back Clockwise:

Chairman Cllr David Crossley

Cllr Bryan Adams (WBC)

Cllr Julia Potts (WBC)

Cllr Eunice Birch

Cllr David Harmer (SCC)

Cllr Roger Rowe

Cllr Kate Law

Cllr Bob Cordell

Cllr Susan Ryland

Vice-Chair Cllr Adrian Waller

David Crossley. Chairman

Finance

Heritage Society

Grants

Tel: 01252 794041

Declaration of Interest

I was born and brought up in the Lake District and upon leaving school at the age of 18 I pursued a career as a press photographer. I gained a professional qualification in press photography in 1971, but sadly it does not really count today as all my work was in black and white. Colour was still in its infancy and digital was not even heard of!  In 1978 I completely changed track and joined Surrey Police as a constable. During the ensuing years, I served at Farnham, Frensham and Haslemere as a sergeant and also as an inspector at Farnham retiring as an officer in 2008 and fully retiring in 2017. My wife and I moved to Churt from Guildford in 2012.  We have two daughters, two grand-daughters and two Westie dogs.  Having worked in Waverley for the bulk of my police career, I am pleased to be living in the borough in Churt, where we have been made most welcome.

Lisa Martin, Councillor

Planning - Chair

Parking

Transport Issues

Tel: 01428 715456

Declaration of Interest

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Adrian Waller, Vice Chairman

GDPR Officer, Webmaster

Recreation Ground - Chair

Sports Clubs Liaison

Emergency Plan & Playground

Finance

 

Tel: 01428 712916

Declaration of Interest

I was born in Brighton and a family man of three. I have lived in Waverley for 44 years; firstly, in Haslemere, 20 years in Farnham and 2 years in Churt.

I was educated at Guildford Technical college and qualified as an engineer, specializing in engine management systems.

 

In 2004 I changed career and for the last 15 years has been spent working in the housing sector with senior management; and recently gaining a level three with the Chartered Institute of Housing. 

 

Community is my passion and I’m keen in providing a voice for residents unable to navigate the bureaucracy of local government.

Eunice Burch

Planning

Recreation Ground

Community & Enviroment

Tel: 01428 712127

Declaration of Interest

John Petty, Councillor

Recreation Ground

Community & Enviroment

Tel: 01428 712127

Declaration of Interest

Katy Law, Councillor

Planning

Finance

Legal Issues

Tel: 01252 795476

Declaration of Interest

I’m proud to have lived in Churt for the past 4 years and am thrilled to be part of our wonderful, welcoming and supportive village.   

The first 13 years of my professional career was spent working in private practice in one of the top London law firms as a real estate finance lawyer.  I have spent the past 5 years heading up financings as in house counsel at a large property development company and work full time in London.  My role is to help obtain and negotiate financing terms from lenders for all the company’s investment and development assets.  

I relish being able to help villagers, local businesses, clubs, societies and others within the local community with their issues and listen to their concerns.  I also enjoy being part of the decision making process for issues impacting the local community and contribute to debate within the Parish Council so informed and carefully considered decisions are made.

Outside of my day job and Churt Parish Council work, I love horse riding, skiing and going to the gym. I have two daughters, aged 5 and 8, who attend St John’s CoE Infant School and South Farnham School respectively.   We have two cats and I’m hoping to succeed in my goal to persuade the rest of my family to get a puppy shortly!

Roger Rowe, Councillor

Heritage Society

Planning

Emergency Plan

Tel: 01428 712880

Declaration of Interest

Susan Ryland

Susan has resigned due to work commitments; Councillors give a massive thank you for all your hard work for the Environment. We wish you all the best for the future

Robert Cordell, Councillor

Community & Environment

Crime and Disorder

Village Centre

Playground

Tel: 01428 715386

Declaration of Interest

I have now lived in Churt for nearly 5 years and I am very pleased to live here and be one of your councillors.I grew up in Wembley and initially worked as an architectural draughtsman. However, a developing computer industry lured me into a change of careers. I spent a considerable part of my working life within the computer industry running large computer installations. I met my wife when we both worked for the same software house and, after our marriage; we built our first house on the Thames at Wraysbury. I produced the design of our house and its construction was a very ‘hands on’ project giving me valuable experience of the planning and building process.After we moved to Seale, I decided ‘the Good Life’ was for me and I left computing to work as a woodturner at a small craft centre. Whilst living in Seale, I spent many years as a councillor on Seale and Sands Parish council taking on the role of Chairman for many years. I have always loved trees and I was also responsible for safeguarding the trees in the village and trying to prevent indiscriminate tree cutting. On Churt Parish council I am now responsible for our trees and footpaths as well as the Churt community and I hope that I can continue in this role for some years to come.

Dawn Barrow, Clerk to the Council

Paddock House, Churt, 

Farnham, Surrey. GU10 2NY

Tel: 07766 190201 or 01428 714375        

Email: churt_pc@btinternet.com

Dawn has been a Churt resident since 2000 and in that time has been actively involved in many aspects of village life. She is currently Chair of the local Amdram society as well as Parish Clerk.

 

Originally trained as a chartered surveyor in London, Dawn has been married to Roddy since 1991, has 3 grown up children and a menagerie of animals including 2 horses, 3 dogs, a parrot and a hand reared seagull!!! 

Waverley Borough Councillors

Julia Potts, Waverley Councillor

Educated in Sussex, Julia moved to Farnham in 1997, having lived in London and then locally in Ash Vale for many years. She worked for Proctor & Gamble and is now self employed, running a Sales and Training Consultancy business.

 

She was first elected in 2011, she is Leader of Waverley Borough Council, and a board member of the Farnham Maltings and the Sandy Hill Bungalow. A Trustee of Hale Cottage Trust, Governor at Hale School & Sure Start Centre and involved with Farnham Area NHW.  She is also a member of the board of the EM3 LEP.

 

Julia is committed to working with local residents, ensuring future improvements within the community and better local facilities. She is keen to see improved joint working and communication between local authorities for the wider benefit of local residents.

 

During 2017/18, Julia is consort to the Mayor of Farnham, Cllr Mike Hodge.

 

Her hobbies include golf, swimming, and walking.

Brian Adams, Waverley Councillor

Brian Adams was born in Twickenham and educated at Wellington College, Crowthorne.  He lives in Tilford with his wife Anita, they have a son living in Thursley, a daughter and four grandchildren.

His career developed through Watneys, Ready Mix Concrete and P&O.  For the last 20 years he has been running an IT management consultancy specialising in the creation and operation of large company programme offices.

As well as being involved in the local community, Brian is also a member of the HAC, RYA and National Trust.

Brian would like to work to give the local community more control over local issues.

Brian is a member of the SCC Local Committee.

Waverley Borough Councillor

Notice of Uncontested Election : Election 2nd May 2019

Code of Conduct May 2018: Code of Conduct