Staff at Farnham

A team of officers is responsible for implementing council policies. They also take care of providing the town council’s services along with the day-to-day running of the council. There are equivalent to 17 full time officers who are managed by the Town Clerk. Officers are non-elected paid staff. We advertise staff vacancies on our website. All staff can be contacted by email or on 01252 712667.

Who’s who

Iain Lynch

Iain Lynch

Iain Lynch, Town Clerk – Responsible financial officer (RFO) for the Council and head of paid staff 

Contact Iain about:

  • any matter concerning Farnham Town Council

Stephanie Spence

Stephanie Spence, Civic Administrator

Contact Stephanie about:

  • Mayoral matters and events

Helena Jarman

Helena Jarman

Helena Jarman, Events Officer
Contact Helena about:


Iain McCready


Iain McCready, Business and Facilities Manager

Contact Iain about:

  • council contracts and facilities including CCTV, insurance
  • capital works to council properties
  • cemeteries and burial services

Lara Miller, Community Enhancement and Projects Officer

Contact Lara about:

  • sponsorship of Farnham in Bloom
  • community projects
  • working with the community to improve the visual appearance and facilities of Farnham’s rural wards

Ginny Gordon

Ginny Gordon

Ginny Gordon, Receptionist and Farmers’ Market Coordinator 

Contact Ginny about:

  • general enquiries
  • coordination and promotion of the Farmers’ Markets
  • council reception service

Dixon Chau

Dixon Chau

Dixon Chau, Graduate Projects Assistant 

Contact Dixon about:

  •  supporting council projects
    Email/ IT suppprt

Adrienne Owen

Adrienne Owen, Memorials Administrator (0.5 FTE)

Contact Adrienne about:

  • memorial health and safety testing
  • memorial permits

Julie Jackson

Julie Jackson, Communications (Contracted two days per week)
Contact Julie about:

  • Town Council press releases
  • public relations
  • Vantage Point content

Jenny de Quervain

Jenny de Quervain, Planning and projects (0.4 FTE)

  • Planning and licensing administration
  • Buildings of Local Merit
  • FCAMP projects (eg Yards of Farnham)

Claire Connell

Accountant (Contracted two days per month)

Sarah Cross

Sarah Cross

 Bookkeeper (Contracted two days per week)
Outside workforce
• undertake the practical implementation of Farnham in Bloom
• maintain the cemeteries and allotments
• maintain the public conveniences
• maintain bus shelters and street furniture
• arrange graffiti removal
• update the community noticeboards

Michal Lagiewka

Michal Lagiewka

Michal LagiewkaGrounds’ Maintenance and Service Team Supervisor

Activities covered by Michal include:

  • the day-to-day activities of the grounds’ maintenance team
  • Farmers’ Market Manager

Robin Cooper

    Robin Cooper – Grounds operative

Ewan Dakers

Ewan Dakers, Grounds operative (0.75 FTE) (Full time summer, PT winter).


Thapa Jupa

Thapa Jupa, Housekeeping

Activities covered by Thapa include

  • Cleaning public toilets Monday to Friday
  • Noticeboards

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Ganga Sarki

 Ganga Sarki, Grounds operative 

Luke Owens

Luke Owens

Luke Owens, Horticulturalist
Ian White

  Ian White

Ian White, Office Cleaner (0.2 FTE)

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