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. He is a School Governor at Elmtree Infant and Nursery School, is a committee member of the Chesham Society and a community reserve for the British Red Cross. Joseph also set up, and continues to run, Chesham Youth Council which aims to give more young people a voice in the town. At the age of 25, he wants to encourage more young people to get involved in local government. As well as being involved in the community, Joseph has been the Deputy Chairman (Political) of Chesham and Amersham Conservatives since March 2018, volunteers with the Campaign Against Antisemitism and has a full time job in London. 

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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

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

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.

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.

 

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.

 

Mark Grimson

Mark is a credit risk professional with over 12 years experience, having worked in investment banking, brokerage, corporate banking and currently private equity. Mark has a good depth of knowledge of financial markets through experience and from obtaining CFA, FRM and CAIA qualifications.

Peter Hudson

Peter Hudson lives on Red Lion Street, in the heart of the St Mary’s and Waterside ward, with his wife Emma and daughter Zoe.‘Chesham is a lovely green place to live with a vibrant community spirit and naturally I want to help preserve and improve our community to make it an even better place to live.’

Peter Hudson

Peter Hudson lives on Red Lion Street, in the heart of the St Mary’s and Waterside ward, with his wife Emma and daughter Zoe.‘Chesham is a lovely green place to live with a vibrant community spirit and naturally I want to help preserve and improve our community to make it an even better place to live.’

Debbie Ketchington

Debbie has lived in the area throughout her life – she was born in Chalfont St Giles in 1965 and moved to Amersham aged 12.

Michael Lacey

Michael has lived in Amersham for 18 years, and is currently working locally for Halstan’s Printers in Plantation Road. His main are protecting the green belt and environment and giving young people the best start in life by improving the education they receive.

Amanda Lamont

Amanda has lived in Amersham for 20 years. She graduated in biochemistry before training as a dietitian and working in the NHS. She is married to a local doctor and has three children, all of whom attended local schools.

Clive Morgan

Born in Wiltshire, Clive has lived in Amersham for the past 46 years. After 29 years in the Thames Valley Police, Clive retired and formed a company specialising in all aspects of driver training and education.

Howard Newton

Howard was born and brought up in Amersham and has lived here most of his life.

Andrew Seymour

Andrew has lived in Amersham for 42 years and has served on Amersham Town Council for 4 years.

Nigel Shepherd

Nigel Shepherd has lived in Buckinghamshire most of his life and has lived in Amersham, with Elizabeth his wife, for over 12 years.  His professional career includes a directorship with Cadbury Schweppes as well as senior roles in a number of manufacturing and leading management and research consultancies, including a period as a Research Director and head of Transport Research at Ipsos MORI. 

Nigel Shepherd

Nigel Shepherd has lived in Buckinghamshire most of his life and has lived in Amersham, with Elizabeth his wife, for over 12 years.  His professional career includes a directorship with Cadbury Schweppes as well as senior roles in a number of manufacturing and leading management and research consultancies, including a period as a Research Director and head of Transport Research at Ipsos MORI. 

Nick Southworth

Nick is Bucks born and bred and has lived in Chesham now for a number of years with his wife and they recently welcomed their daughter to the family. He works in Uxbridge and is keen to get stuck into continuing and expanding on the good work already underway in Ridgeway.

Diana Varley

Diana is a political adviser to a Chair of one of Parliament’s select committees. She uses her political experience to help the residents of Little Missenden ward navigate local government and make sure they are effectively represented.

Nick Varley

Nick is an experienced local campaigner and has worked on multiple elections. Formerly Head of Ground Campaigns for Vote Leave, where he led a team of over 45 staff operating across the country. He has also worked internationally, including in the Caribbean and Africa.

Nick Varley

Nick is an experienced local campaigner and has worked on multiple elections. Formerly Head of Ground Campaigns for Vote Leave, where he led a team of over 45 staff operating across the country. He has also worked internationally, including in the Caribbean and Africa.

Mark Vivis

Mark Vivis was educated locally at Chesham Bois Combined School and then at Chesham Grammar School, Mark has lived in Amersham for 25 years. His professional career began in public affairs before training as a lawyer and working in the City and more recently at a major PLC.Mark is a local school governor. He has a deep involvement and understanding of the issues facing Amersham-on-the-Hill, such as the state of our roads, the need to support local business and trade whilst driving out waste and inefficiency in our public services ensuring value for taxpayers.

Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson and his family moved to Chesham twenty years ago. It was one of the best decisions we ever made!  “Our children received an excellent education locally, we live in a wonderful green environment and we enjoy the great community spirit within our town. Naturally I want to help preserve and improve our community to make it an even better place to live.

Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson and his family moved to Chesham twenty years ago. It was one of the best decisions we ever made!  “Our children received an excellent education locally, we live in a wonderful green environment and we enjoy the great community spirit within our town. Naturally I want to help preserve and improve our community to make it an even better place to live.