The FCLI Board members

A vital part of the Fordhall model is of course its fantastic board members. Each and every one of them brings something different to Fordhall and ensures that the project is moving forward in the right direction. They are elected annually from the membership and carry out their duties completely voluntarily.

Chairperson, Christine Tate

Social Citizenship Consultancy

Treasurer, Bob Griffiths

Farmer and Office Manager

David Holton

Retired Finance Director, NHS

Richard Priestley

Retired CEO of North Staffordshire Cumbrian Health Authority

Lesley McNeil

Retired Minister of Religion

John Hughes

Development Manager (Shropshire Wildlife Trust)

Bryan Hunt.

Retired College Director and Chairman of Stone Group Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

Jack Tavernor

Land Agent, Strutt and Parker

Mike Perry

Head of Resources, Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Christine Shaw

Membership Support Officer, Fordhall Community Land Initiative

Benjamin Hollins

Farmer and Tenant

Are you a shareholder and fancy being on our board? We are always looking for people to put themselves forward as board members for the next AGM (must submit by January for the AGM in April). Please contact Charlotte on 01630 638696 for more details or email

Thank you.