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The ChALC Board is made up of:

  • Twelve individuals nominated by Local Councils (with no more than six nominations from any Principal Authority Area), voted for by representatives attending the Annual Meeting and elected to serve a four year term;
  • A Chairman and a Deputy Chairman from above;
  • A President and up to three Vice-Presidents nominated by the Executive Board and confirmed by the Annual Meeting;
  • One representative appointed by each Partner Organisations including (but not exclusively) Cheshire West and Chester Council; Cheshire East Council, Cheshire Community Action and the Society of Local Council Clerks;
  • The Chief Officer of ChALC.

Each year 1/4 of the Board retires and the Annual Meeting votes for their preferred candidates. There is no barrier to an outgoing member standing for a further term of office (4 years). The membership is notified annually of who is standing down and who has been nominated.

Board Members for 2021-22 are

Brian Kerr OBE – President
Cllr Lesley Smetham – Vice president
Cllr Frank Walton – Vice president
Cllr Terry O'Neill – Chairman
Cllr Francis Tunney – Vice-Chairman
Cllr Alan Bailey
Cllr Lillian Burns
Cllr John Cornell
Cllr Judith Critchley
Cllr Stephen Jones
Cllr David Rowlands – Chair of Finance Committee)
Cllr Colin Todd
Cllr Steven Edgar – Cheshire East Representative
Cllr Mike Jones – Cheshire West and Chester Representative
John Heselwood – Cheshire Community Action Representative
Adam Keppel-Green – Society of Local Council Clerks Representative
Jackie Weaver – Chief Officer ChALC

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