Alan Fairchild MBE, FSLCC, Honorary Vice-President of Society of Local Council Clerks
Having spent more than 40 years as a local council clerk and responsible financial officer to a number of rural and a large urban council on the fringe of Norwich, Alan has gained an extensive understanding of parish and town council administration across a wide range of council operated and funded local services.
A founder member, president and now an honorary vice-president of the Society of Local Council Clerks he has been a national advisor and tutor on cemetery and churchyard management as well as local council meetings and procedures to clerks and councillors in Norfolk and other counties for many years.
A freelance consultant specialising in community-led design, working with communities to make great places. Rachel is passionate about engaging communities in shaping the places where they live and work and has over 18 years' experience of working locally and regionally across the East of England. In particular, she has a strong reputation for facilitating community consultation events, delivering high quality practical training and writing Neighbourhood Plans. She has worked on a range of projects, from small-scale community projects, through to the management and delivery of large regional programmes.