• HRH-at-Handel

  • Bratton Lunch Club
  • musicians-2

  • Feathers opening
  • Young-Carers-Arts-Project

  • Stonehenge-and-Pewsey-Canoe
  • NCS-fencing
  • YAW-Canoe-Activity

Trustees

Trustees

The Trustees of Community First are committed people with a range of experience and skills to support the Executive Team and staff, and to provide necessary corporate strategic leadership. The Board receives regular progress reports and plays an important role in monitoring the activity of staff to ensure that performance is of high standard. Board meetings are bi-monthly and the Trustees have an annual Away Day to consider new developments and assess changes to the funding and legislative environment.

Martin Hamer

Martin Hamer

Chair of the Board of Trustees
Martin lives in Burbage and has been Chairman of both the Parish Council and the Village Hall.  He has a background in Finance, Education and Management Consultancy - and is currently Treasurer of both a voluntary oil purchasing consortium and a major voluntary organisation in Wiltshire. Martin ...
Steve  Boocock

Steve Boocock

Steve lives in Bradford on Avon and is Chief Executive of Wiltshire and Swindon Sport. His background includes a long career with the Probation Service and heading up a specialist Child Protection Unit with the NSPCC. He is a member of the Youth Action Wiltshire Committee.
Piers Dibben

Piers Dibben

Piers runs a Calne based business which works predominantly with Councils around the UK to deliver amenity services to the local community.  His previous experience has ranged from trading futures on the old futures exchange through to rare breed pig production.    He came to Community First ...
Peter Duke

Peter Duke

Trustee
Peter has a business background in healthcare technology. He is a director of the Wiltshire Community Bank (Credit Union) and holds a number of non-exec directorships with high tech start-up companies.  Peter came to Community First from Splash where he was Vice-Chairman. Peter is a member of ...
Brian Clake

Brian Clake

Brian has lived in Nunton for fourteen years. He is a Trustee and Treasurer of the local village hall and chairs the village fete committee. He served as a parish councillor and school governor until recently. He is currently represents South East Wiltshire on the Executive Committee of the ...
Edward Heard

Edward Heard

Edward was born in Lacock and has lived most of his life in North Wiltshire. His career has been in property across the UK, and is now focussed on property from offices in Chippenham.

He has a strong interest in Wiltshire, and its the future for its communities

Jane James

Jane James

Jane is the operational managing director of a Community Care company that provides palliative care in peoples own homes. She also leads a medico/legal team and deals with local authorities and primary care trusts. She has offices at Tytherton and in London. Jane is Vice Chair of Community First's ...
Tony Pooley

Tony Pooley

Trustee
Tony has lived in rural Wiltshire near Malmesbury for over twenty years. He is Chairman of his Parish Council and has a background in transportation planning, the oil industry, marketing and management consultancy. Until recently he was a Trustee of Enham Trust, a charity in the South of England ...
Jane Rowell

Jane Rowell

Jane was born and brought up in Cheshire and has first-hand experience of living and working in rural areas.  Jane has a background in finance and business management and gained over 40 years working in industry, business, and charities.  The latter included nine years working for ACRE, the ...

George McDonic MBE

Vice President

The Earl of Radnor

Vice President

Ken Whatley

Vice President

James Layton

Vice President