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 Political is Justin Wrench
Deputy Chairman (Membership and Fundraising)
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
Justin Wrench - Deputy Chairman Political
Mary Cunningham - Deputy Chairman Membership & Finance
Tom Cunningham - Treasurer
Richard Van Dulken -Campaign Support Officer
Lyn Walters - 999 club representative
Wendy Schmitt - President
Angela Comfort - Vice-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
Great Notley - Cllr Frankie Ricci, John Cunningham and Teresa Butland
Cressing Cllr Kevin Bowers
Braintree West George Prime and Barry Britten
Braintree Central and Beckers Green Karen Brown and Cllr Andrew Hensman
Bocking Blackwater Angela Comfort
Bocking South Rachel Tatam and Cllr John Baugh
Bocking North Cllr Wendy Schmitt and Cllr Ian Pritchard
Rayne Mike Banthorpe
Three Fields Cllr Peter Tattersley
Gosfield and Greenstead Green Amy Lewis
Coggeshall (Stisted part) vacant
The Colnes Cllr Gabriele Spray and Sam Blackwell
Halstead Trinity Cllr Chris Siddall
Halstead St Andrews Michael Randall
Yeldham Philip Rawlinson
Bumpstead Cllr Diana Garrod
Stour Valley North vacant
Stour Valley South Alan Scattergood