Emily Culverhouse

Emily comes from a long line of Culverhouses and can trace her family in Chesham back to the 12th  Century! Her Great Grandfather was Chairman of the Chesham Urban District Council in 1936 and her Grandfather was a local campaigner.

 

Since moving back to Chesham Emily has involved herself in the community and runs the monthly Chesham Street Market, through which she organises the annual Chinatown in Chesham event and the ‘Happy Flash Mob’ which attracted hundreds of visitors and media interest.

 

She is also Vice Chairman and Programme Manager of the Chesham Society and a Joint Honorary Secretary of Chesham Theatre Company. Between 2017 and 2018 she was the Mayor of Chesham. 

 

As a day job, Emily is a barrister specialising in crime and data protection law and is a partner in the legal firm RCK Law.

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Joseph Baum

Chesham Town Councillor

Joseph has lived in Chesham for almost three years and has represented Townsend since May 2019. Since moving to Chesham Joseph has been heavily involved in the local community.

Des Bray

Des has lived in Chalfont St Giles since 1986 and has been a Parish Councillor since October 2009.  For the last 15 years Des has been one of the organizers of the Chalfont St Giles Fireworks Show and is currently the Acting Chair of the Friends of Guides.

Noel Brown

Chess Valley including Chesham Waterside, St Marys, Townsend, Little Chalfont (part), Ley Hill, Latimer and Chenies
Noel and his wife have lived and worked in the Division for over 44 years. He has served on the County Council for 12 years and District and Town Councils since 1976, only standing down from District two years ago, after a final two years as Chairman. He is just finishing a year as Mayor, for the third time, so knows a good deal about the area and the problems facing all sections of our Community. He established the first Youth Council in Bucks, has been a school Governor, Chairman of Chesham Youth Club, and the CAB. He was also responsible for setting up the Chesham and Little Chalfont Revitalisation Groups.
Last Christmas, with the support of the Town and Parish Councils and volunteers, he was responsible for running the Christmas Day Party for 55 of our elderly residents from Chesham, Amersham and Little Chalfont who would otherwise have been alone.
He is currently Deputy Cabinet Member for Education at County supporting Primary and Special Educational Needs. Also, serving on the Health Overview Committee, he has pushed both the Hospital Trust and the Clinical Commissioning Group representing local GPs to get improved care more locally provided and pressed for Social Services to be ‘more joined up’ so care is better coordinated. He successfully challenged the delay in medical assessments for children coming into care. 
He was responsible for getting the NHS to contract NHS Dentists at the Chess Surgery where he has also been involved in the County Wellbeing Project seeking join working to lift the most vulnerable out of deprivation across the whole of the County.
 He has always pledged to put ‘people before politics’ and will continue to use his considerable experience to seek the best outcomes for Residents in these uncertain times

Julie Burton

Julie Burton has lived in the Chiltern District for over 35 years and has served on the Council for a total of 12 years. She is Currently Chairman of the Housing and Planning Overview Committee and the Homelessness Committee, and a member of both the Planning and Licensing Committees. As a magistrate for 18 years she sat in the Adult and Family Courts as a Chairman at Amersham and High Wycombe.

Qaser Chaudhry

Qaser has lived locally in the Newtown area of Chesham for many years and is active in the local community. He is currently the Deputy Mayor of Chesham.

Jules Cook

Julie was born and raised in Amersham, attending St Georges, Woodside and Dr Challoner’s High schools. She is the eldest daughter of Davida Allen, who is a previous District Councillor, Town Councillor and Mayor. She can trace her direct family in Amersham all the way back to the 1600’s!

Isobel Darby

Isobel Darby has lived in the village all her life and was educated at local state schools, as were her three children. She is an accountant and, having trained in a City firm, practices locally.  Isobel enjoys her work in the community and is pleased to be able to give something back to the area.

Mark Flys

Mark was born in a council house in Amersham, 52 years ago. He attended 4 local schools, including Dr Challoners Grammar School and also undertook a 4 year apprenticeship at local printing company, Halstans.

 

Christopher Ford

Chris grew up in nearby Hazlemere and moved to the area in 2007, following his graduation from St. Andrews University. He lives with his fiancée, Rebecca, and plays an active role in both the local community and the Conservative Party.

 

Andrew Garth

Andrew Garth, District Councillor for Ashley Green, Latimer and Chenies which is a rural ward to the east of Chesham and Little Chalfont, and adjoins Hertfordshire. It is made up of the three parishes after which it is named. There are five villages in the Ward – Ashley Green, Chenies, Latimer, Ley Hill (including part of Botley) and Whelpley Hill. There are also three primary schools as well as churches, pubs, village halls, farms and businesses that help make up the Ward's very strong local communities.