The Braintree Constituency Conservative Association was formed in 2007.
We are based at Office 207, Lakes Innovation Centre, Lakes Road, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3AN
Office hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays 9am to 2pm
The Chairman is responsible for the good management of the Association. It is expected that they have a good relationship with the Association members and elected politicians.
The Chairman chairs the Executive Council meetings (management committee of the Association) and must make sure that the rules of the Association are followed. The Chairman reports to the Executive Council.
Our Chairman is Iona Parker.
Tel: 07802 821450
Deputy Chairman (Political)
The Deputy Chairman (Political) co-ordinates campaign activities within the Parliamentary Constituency and strives to foster political discussion and ideas with the Association. This position reports to the Chairman.
Our Deputy Chairman is Tom Cunningham.
Deputy Chairman (Membership and Finance)
The Deputy Chairman (Membership & Fundraising) co-ordinates growing the Association membership and ensuring that new members are welcomed into the organisation. This position must also make sure that all members are kept informed of political and fundraising activities in the Parliamentary Constituency and ensuring that enough funds are available to maintain the Association on its strategic objectives. This position reports to the Chairman.
Our Deputy Chairman is Mary Cunningham
Tel: 01376 512386
All officers are required within 28 days of assuming office to prepare a plan of objectives and activities for the forthcoming year, which is then presented to the Association Executive Council.
Our hardworking and dedicated Executive Council Members are:-
Iona Parker - Chairman
Tom Cunningham - Deputy Chairman Political
Mary Cunningham - Deputy Chairman Membership & Finance
Jack Edwards -Campaign Support Officer
Lyn Walters - 999 club representative
Wendy Schmitt - President
Lynette Bowers-Flint - ECC representative
Graham Butland - Leader BDC
John McKee - Representative BCCA Trustees
The Rt Hon James Cleverly MP - Non voting member
Mark Durham - Non voting member – Area Representative
Executive Council Ward Representatives
Great Notley - Cllr Frankie Ricci, John Cunningham and Teresa Butland
Braintree South - Cllr Kevin Bowers & Cllr Saif Rehman
Braintree West - George Prime and Barry Britten
Braintree Central and Beckers Green - Karen Brown, Cllr Andrew Hensman and Neil Seaman
Bocking Blackwater - vacant
Bocking South - Cllr John Baugh
Bocking North Cllr Wendy Schmitt and Cllr Ian Pritchard
Rayne - vacant
Three Fields - Cllr Peter Tattersley
Gosfield and Greenstead Green - vacant
Coggeshall (Stisted part) vacant
Cressing - Mark Hancock
The Colnes - Cllr Gabriele Spray
Halstead Trinity - Cllr Chris Siddall
Halstead St Andrews - Michael Randall
Hedingham - Richard Van Dulken
Yeldham - Philip Rawlinson
Bumpstead - Cllr Diana Garrod
Stour Valley North - David Finch
Stour Valley South - Alan Scattergood