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


Iain McCready

Iain McCready, Business and Facilities Manager

Contact Iain about:

  • Farnham in Bloom
  • allotments
  • council contracts and facilities including CCTV and insurance
  • capital works to council properties
  • cemeteries and burial services
  • outside workforce
Helena Jarman

 Helena Jarman

Helena Jarman, Events Officer

Contact Helena about:


Lara Miller

Lara Miller, Community Enhancement and Projects Officer

Contact Lara about:

  • sponsorship of Farnham in Bloom
  • Farnham in Bloom events and competitions
  • 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
  • website

Jenny de Quervain

Jenny de Quervain, Planning and projects (0.4 FTE)

Contact Jenny about:

  • planning and licensing administration
  • Buildings of Local Merit
  • FCAMP projects (eg Yards of Farnham)
  • Mayoral matters and events

Claire Connell

Claire Connell, Accountant (Contracted two days per month)

Sarah Cross

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:

  • 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).


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Ganga Sarki

Ganga Sarki, Grounds operative
Picture to follow soon   Dave Nicholson, Grounds Operative

Luke Owens

Luke Owens

Luke Owens, Horticulturalist

Thapa Jupa

Thapa Jupa, Housekeeping

Activities covered by Thapa include

  • Cleaning public toilets Monday to Friday
  • Noticeboards

Ian WhiteIan White Ian White, Office Cleaner (0.2 FTE)


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