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MPC Cllrs and Employees

Marden Parish Council has 11 elected Councillors, 9 of which were elected at the uncontested 2021 elections:  Cllrs Adam, Barker Boswell, Gibson, Newton, Robertson, Stevens, Tippen and Turner.  Cllr Besant and Cllr Burton were co-opted onto the Parish Council in June 2021.

Cllrs Barker and Burton resigned during the Council term and Cllrs Rabot and Summersgill were co-opted on 8th August 2023.

 The Parish Council employs 1 full time Parish Clerk, 1 part time Deputy Clerk, 1 part time Administrative Assistant, 1 part time village caretaker and 1 part time cemetery caretaker.

COUNCILLORS

Councillors Contact details Committee/Sub-Committee/Sub-Group Member

Cllr Richard Adam

01622 831673

Finance Committee 

Planning Committee 

Open Spaces Sub-Committee

Byelaws Sub-Group

MPC representative on Public Transport and Highways

Marden Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group.

Cllr Matt Besant

01622 832305

Amenities Committee

Planning Committee

Allotments Sub-Group

Environmental Sub-Group

Marden Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group

Cllr Anne Boswell

07828 868703

Amenities Committee

Planning Committee

Finance Committee

Cemetery Sub-Committee

HR Sub-Committee

Open Spaces Sub-Committee

Allotments Sub-Group

Communications Sub-Group

Environmental Sub-Group

Play Scheme Sub-Group

Village Events Sub-Group

Marden Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group

MPC representative on the Patient Reference Group

MPC representative on the Community Engagement Forum

MPC representative on the Making Marden Dementia Friendly

MPC representative on Marden Nature Prescribing Project

Editor of the Parish Council Newsletter

Cllr Theresa Gibson

01622 832305

Finance Committee

Planning Committee

HR Sub-Committee

Emergency Planning Sub-Group

Marden Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group

Cllr Ian Newton

01622 831832

Amenities Committee

Planning Committees

Cemetery Sub-Committee

HR Sub-Committee

Open Space Sub-Committee

Byelaws Sub-Group

Emergency Planning Sub-Group

Environmental Sub-Group

Village Events Sub-Group

MPC representative on Public Transport and Highways

Trustee on Marden Memorial Hall (not MPC Representative)

Cllr Adrian Rabot

01622 832305

Amenities Committee

Emergency Planning Sub-Group

 

Cllr Jean Robertson

01622 831331

Amenities Committee

Planning Committee 

Cemetery Sub-Committee

Open Spaces Sub-Committee

Communications Sub-Group

Play Scheme Sub-Group

Village Events Sub-Group. 

Cllr Tom Stevens

01622 832305

Finance Committee

MPC Trustee on the Marden Memorial Hall Committee

 

Cllr Mike Summersgill

01622 832305

Amenities Committee

Open Spaces Sub-Committee

Cemetery Sub-Group

Environmental Sub-Group

 

Cllr Kate Tippen

01622 832305

 

Chairman of Marden Parish Council

Ex-officio on all Committees and Sub-Committee

Allotments Sub-Group

Communications Sub-Group

Emergency Planning Sub-Group

Play Scheme Sub-Group

Village Events Sub-Group

Marden Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group

MPC representative on Community Engagement Forum

MPC representative on the KALC Maidstone Area Committee

MPC representative on the Patient Reference Group representative

MPC representative on Maidstone Cluster Group Forum

MBC/KALC Parish Liaison Group

Trustee on Marden Memorial Hall (not MPC Representative)

 

Cllr Andy Turner

07803 598813

Vice-Chairman of Marden Parish Council

Ex-officio on all Committees

Open Spaces Sub-Committee

Allotments Sub-Group

Bye-laws Sub-Group

Emergency Planning Sub-Group

Environmental Sub-Group

Marden Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group (Chairman)

MPC representative on the KALC Maidstone Area Committee

EMPLOYEES

Name Title Contact Details

Alison Hooker

Clerk (Proper Officer) to Marden Parish Council and Responsible Financial Officer (RFO)

01622 832305

[email protected]

Rachel Gillis-Coates

Deputy Clerk to Marden Parish Council

Part-time

01622 832305

[email protected]

Lisa Stevens

Administrative Assistant

Part-time

01622 832305

[email protected] 

Ian Jones

Cemetery Caretaker

Part-time

via Parish Office

Chris Prince

Village Caretaker

Part-time

via Parish Office