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Staff at Farnham

Six members of the Council's Outside workforce standing around the freshly planted hop cart outside the Council offices


Meet the Farnham Town Council team and find out what they do.

Who's who

Grounds maintenance team

Current vacancies

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

Contact Iain about:

  • Any matter concerning Farnham Town Council

Post currently vacant

Governance and Community Engagement Manager

  • Council and Committee administration
  • Member support
  • Administration of grants to local groups
  • Administration of the South Street Trust
  • Freedom of information requests / Data access and GDPR
  • Policy Development including emergency planning, Community Infrastructure Levy and website
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
Oliver Cluskey, Events Manager

Contact Oliver about:

  • Town Council events
  • Tourism in Farnham
  • Sponsorship
Lara Miller, Projects Officer

Contact Lara about:

  • Young People’s Task Group
  • Website updates
  • Social Media
  • Photo of Stacey WillsStacey Wills, Community Enhancement and Projects Officer

    Contact Stacey 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
    Jackei CollinsJack Collins, Customer Services Officer

    Contact Jack about:

    • General enquiries
    • Coordination and promotion of the Farmers’ Markets
    • Council reception service
    Adrienne Owen, Burials, Cemeteries and Memorials Administrator (0.5 FTE)

    Contact Adrienne about:

    • Memorial health and safety testing
    • Arranging burials
    • Genealogy enquiries
    • General cemeteries administration and exclusive rights of burial
    • Memorial permits
    Julie JacksonJulie Jackson, Communications (Contracted two days per week)

    Contact Julie about:

    • Town Council press releases
    • Public relations
    • Vantage Point content
    • Website
    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
    Facilities Officer - Vacant
    Millie ScobieMillie Sobey, Events Apprentice
    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
    Mark Beckett Grounds Maintenance Supervisor

    Activities covered by Mark include:

    • Day-to-day activities of the grounds maintenance team
    Robin Cooper Grounds operative
    Dave Nicholson, Grounds operative
    Gary Hamer, Grounds Operative
    Antony Byron, Grounds Operative
    John Ely Horticulture
    Meet Flora - the new hybrid watering vehicle webThe hybrid watering vehicle
    Fauna The hybrid van
    Van wrapped in floral vinyl and parked on gravelThe hybrid van
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