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 -Vacant, 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 Council – tbc
The Executive Committee meeting dates: