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 16.78 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

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Ian Kershaw

Ian Kershaw – Assistant Town Clerk


Contact Ian about:

  • finance and accounts and managing the office team
  • planning
  • complaints
  • council meetings and working group administration

Kevin Taitt

Kevin Taitt

 Kevin Taitt, Team Leader – Outside Services 

Contact Kevin about:

  • Farnham in Bloom, allotments, public conveniences
  • cemetery maintenance
  • health and safety in all outside work area
  • managing the outside maintenance team

Helena Jarman

Helena Jarman

Helena Jarman, Project and Events Coordinator 

Contact Helena about:

 

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Iain McCready

 

Iain McCready, Business and Contracts Officer


Contact Iain about:

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

Lara Prior

Lara Prior

Lara Prior, 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

Michal Lagiewka

Michal Lagiewka

Michal Lagiewka – Grounds’ Maintenance and Service Team Supervisor

Contact Michal about:

  • the day-to-day activities of the grounds’ maintenance team

Adrienne Owen

Adrienne Owen, Memorials Administrator 

Contact Adrienne about:

  • memorial health and safety testing
  • memorial permits
  

John Burdett

John Burdett

Robin Cooper

Robin Cooper

 

Ewan Akers

Ewan Dakers

 

Thapa Jhupa

Thapa Jhupa

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Ganga Sirka

Outside workforce –  John BurdetRobin Cooper, Ewan Dakers, Thapa Jupa and Ganga Sirka

The outside workforce:

  • undertake the practical implementation of Farnham in Bloom
  • maintain the cemeteries and allotments
  • maintain the public conveniences
  • maintain the bus shelters
  • arrange graffiti removal
  • update the community noticeboards
Ian White

  Ian White

Ian White, Office Cleaner