Executive Committee

NDLAG launch 23-9-2015

The Executive Committee are a sub-group of the Local Action Group, with delegated authority to approve projects for funding and monitor the governance and performance of the programme. 

Members represent the three sectors identified by the LEADER approach – public, private and civil society, sharing their knowledge and experience of our priority areas and location. Six members of the wider Local Action Group are elected to the committee.

Current Members of the committee also represent the geography of the LAG area and the priority areas for funding:

LAG Member – Alison Moore, Chair
LAG Member – Peter Neal, Vice-Chair
LAG Member – Kevin Waterfall
LAG Member – Jane Westbrook
LAG Member – Tony Bishop
LAG Member – Brian Smart
Rural Tourism, western area – Nicky King, Sherborne Area Partnership
Rural Tourism, eastern area – Steve Keenan, Freelance Travel and Tourism writer
Rural Services  -Cllr  Simon Firbank, Dorset Association of Parish and Town Councils
Farming & Forestry – Louise Stratton, NFU with Will Hyde, Secretary Dorset County Show
Rural Business – Julian Wright with Dawn Leader, Dorset Growth Hub
Dorset County Council – Cllr David Walsh
East Dorset District and Christchurch Borough Councils -Cllr Gina Logan
West Dorset District Council – Cllr Margaret Lawrence
North Dorset District Council – Cllr John Stayt

The Executive Committee meeting dates:

7 June 2018
12 July 2018
6 September 2018
8 November 2018
24 January 2019
4 April 2019