Ward – Belle Vue
How long served on the Council:
I joined Ashbourne Town Council in May 2015. During 2014/15 I was consort to my wife Sandra when she was Mayor.
Bit about yourself ie: Family, Work, Hobbies etc:
I was born in Ashbourne, after leaving school I went to Derby Technical College where I studied electronic engineering.
In 1970 I moved to Staffordshire to work for several large electronic companies, where I gained my City & Guilds finals.
I have done several solo parachute jumps for charity, and have run 20 full and half marathons.
Community Involvement ie: School Governor, Other Committee Involvement:
In the past I was a member of Ashbourne Diving Club and for the past fifteen years I have been a member of Ashbourne Lions. I am currently President of Ashbourne Ex-Servicemen’s Club.
What you can do to improve the community:
By employing the disciplines I have learnt through many years of technical work and combining my practical ability , problem solving and enthusiasm and also my love of meeting people, I feel I can help the community to run more smoothly in many ways over the coming years.