People

Linda Smith

Linda Smith has lived in Chalfont Common since 1976.  Elected as one of your representatives on Chiltern District and the Parish Council for many years, she has been Chairman of both Councils.  She is a member of Chiltern District Council's Cabinet, Chairman of the Disability Focus Group and has chaired the Village Appraisal Group since its 2002 inception.  She is also a founder member of Celfunde Inheritance, our local heritage group; and sits on the board of Chiltern Leisure Trust and the advisory committee of the Open Air Museum.

Michael Smith

Mike spent his career arranging finance for major engineering projects, all over the world. He retired in 2003 and has been a Parish Councillor ever since.

 

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 has represented Ridgeway since March 2018. 

Michael Stannard

Mike Stannard served on the Chalfont St. Giles Parish Council for eleven years, five of them as Chairman. Mike moved to St. Giles in 1987, brought up his two children in the village and served for 8 years as a Governor of the village Infant School and Nursery. Many people will also know him from his long-standing involvement with the local Cricket Club. 

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.

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.

John Wertheim

John Wertheim and his family have lived in Chalfont St Peter for 40 years.  He was elected Councillor for Austenwood in 2007 and re-elected in May 2011. He will continue to work to preserve the Green Belt and campaign to reopen the local Hospital. He has closely monitored all building developments in both Austenwood and the whole of Chalfont St Peter so that they meet the standards expected by all those living in the village.

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.