Officers

Cllr Trevor Clarke

Cllr Trevor Clarke

Chairman

Trevor was elected to the role of Chairman of the Association in March this year and has been a member of the Conservative Party for over 15 years. He has lived in the Rochester South and Horsted ward on Cloisterham Park since 1989 and is married to Mandy, a primary school teacher. They have two grown … Read More

Sean Varnham

Sean Varnham

Deputy Chairman Political

I live in Rochester East and I was brought up in Medway from the age of 12 where I attended Greenacre School in Walderslade, followed by Walderslade Joint Sixth Form. I read Law at the University of East London from 2008-2013 and I have worked continuously since 2010 when my first job was at Wetherspoons in Rochester. I have been … Read More

Josie Iles

Cllr Josie Iles

Treasurer

I have been a member of the Association since 2010 and from March 2013 I have held the position of Treasurer. The role of Treasurer has given me the opportunity to use my accounting skills to actively support the Association. During my tenure I have introduced modern accounting methods, operational procedures and most recently financial budgets to provide a business … Read More

Cllr Chris Buckwell

Cllr Chris Buckwell

Organising Secretary

Chris joined the Party in 1972 and was first elected to the former Rochester-upon-Medway Council in 1983, representing the former St Margaret’s and Borstal ward. He served until 1991, following re-election in 1987. Chris stood down in 1991 but in the following year was re-elected at a by-election in Frindsbury Extra ward, serving until 1995. … Read More

Presidents

President: David Coomber. Vice Presidents: Honorary Alderman Ted Baker, Cllr Gary Etheridge, Cllr Peter Hicks, Godfrey Payne.