Alex Traves lives in West Berkshire and currently works for Shell as a marketing manager. In his spare time he serves as a magistrate, and volunteers at The Connection at St Martin’s, where he helps to provide meals to the homeless
Andy has lived in Purley for past 18 years. He was a member of the SEBEV Search and Rescue team helping out during the floods of 2002/3 he was the Chairman of 1st Purley and Pangbourne Scout Group and more recently is the Chairman of Scouting over the whole Purley area including Tilehurst.
Dipika has lived in Southcote for 4 years and was the founder of a local business. She has previously worked on campaigns for healthy living and driving safely as she worked to raise awareness on speed limits in Southcote.
Gareth has lived in Pangbourne for the past 13 years and has been active in the community all that time. He was the treasurer of Pangbourne Resident Association and recently became Vice-Chair of the Pangbourne parish Council.
Richard Somner has lived in the Tilehurst and Calcot area for over 50 years. He has worked for the NHS for 11 years and is Lead Contracts Manager for The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust in Reading. Richard also works part-time for Sainsburys in Calcot.
Rick has lived in Purley for 30 years and brought up his family here. He is, a member of the Parish Council and chaired the Council for 9 years, stepping down in 2015 when elected as a District Councillor for West Berkshire.