Cllr Mandy Mickelson - Chairman & Finance Cmte

Mandy is an Arts graduate and Chartered Public Sector accountant. She has lived with her husband in the village for over 30 years, and brought up two children here.

Retired from paid employment now, Mandy has been a Councillor since 2007.

She was heavily involved in the production of the Village Design Statement and the Parish Plan; is now on the Planning Committee and is Chair of the Finance Committee. Mandy also has responsibility on the Council for Public Rights of Way.

 

Mandy Mickelson 

Cllr Ian Wardrop - Vice Chairman - Community Speedwatch Coordinator & Highways

Ian joined the Council in 2013. He has lived in the village since 1984 and in 2005 retired early after many years working for one of London's largest public sector organisations. He is currently a trustee of a small charity in Braintree. He can often be seen walking the family's rescue lurcher in and around the village.

As well as Speedwatch Coordinator, Ian has responsibility for Highways Liaison and is a member of the Planning Committee.

 

 Ian Wardrop

Cllr Henry Bass - District Council Liaison

Henry has lived locally all his life, he was elected to the Parish Council in 1976, has been Chairman on several occasions and has a particular interest in planning matters and an active member of the village hall committee for 34 years. He is also Chairman of Maldon District Council and chair of the district's North Western Area Planning Committee.

 

 

Henry Bass 

Cllr Peter Bates - Website Manager & Publicity

Peter joined the Council in May 2012. He has lived in Wickham Bishops for 29 years and recently retired from the position of I T Manager at a local secondary school. His specific areas of responsibility are to maintain and develop the Parish Council website, and to publicise and report on Council activity.

 

 

Cllr Judy Elliston

Judy lived in Birch for over 30 years and was a Parish Councillor and School Governor there.

She moved to Wickham Bishops in 2014 and is currently a field trainer in the learning and development department of Sainsbury's Supermarkets.  Judy joined Wickham Bishops Parish Council in January 2018.

 

 Peter Bates

 

   

Cllr Iain MacGregor - Planning Cmte & Finance Cmte

 

Iain is a Chartered Loss Adjusterand Company Director.  He joined the Parish Council in 2008. He has held various positions within the Council including as Chairman. He is Chairman of the Planning Committee and is a member of the Finance Committee. 

 

 

 Iain MacGregor

Cllr Stephen Nicholas - Public Rights Of Way

Stephen has lived in Wickham Bishops for 18 years. After many years working in banking and insurance in London, he worked in the criminal justice system. Since 2013, Stephen has held voluntary roles with the Essex Retired Police Dogs Fund, and the Essex Search And Rescue team.

 

 

Stephen Nicholas 

Cllr Richard Mundell - Planning Cmte & Finance Cmte

Richard grew up in north Essex and he and his wife moved to Wickham Bishops in 2011. Their sons attend Great Totham Primary School and Wickham Bishops Nursery. He is presently the Chief Technology Officer of a financial software company. Richard and his family can sometimes be seen being walked by their Bernese Mountain Dog “Schnitzel”.

He joined the council in 2017 and helped kick off the Neighbourhood Plan process, and initiate the council’s Facebook presence. He sits on the Planning and Finance Committees, and is a member of the Community Speedwatch team.  

Richard Mundell 

 

Cllr Jane Williams - Neighbourhood Plan, BHSA Liaison

Jane has a Zoology degree, an M.A. in Education Management and an MSc in Animal Welfare. She has been employed in the education sector, and has been a consultant since 2001, both in education and now as an animal behaviourist and trainer.

She has lived in the village since 1993.  In the early days of living in Wickham Bishops, Jane was the Neighbourhood Watch coordinator for the village and chaired the Maldon District meetings for seven years. Jane joined the council in 2017 and is chair of the steering group which is developing the Neighbourhood Plan.

 

 

Jane Williams 

Parish Council Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer - Liane Rowland

Liane moved to the Wickham Bishops area in 2011.  Both her children attended Wickham Bishops Nursery and now attend Great Totham Primary School.

Liane previously worked in the private sector in automotive, IT and telecoms engineering.  Liane can often be seen walking her children to school, running around the village footpaths or playing golf.

She may be contacted by telephone on 07542 190176.

 Liane Rowland

 

The Register of Member's Interests  (Maldon District Council Website)