Committee

 

ChairmanDavid Whittaker

David moved to the village in 2018 and joined the Committe a year later. He was elected Chairman in June 2020. He is a family man with children at the local school

 

Secretary:  currently vacant      lgvs.membership@gmail.com

 

Membership SecretaryHelen Fuller      lgvs.membership@gmail.com

 

Helen moved to the Village in 1989 and joined the Society Committee in February 1999 as our Membership Secretary. She is responsible for collating all of our membership information and maintaining the data.

 

TreasurerDavid Brimlow    

 

David has lived in Langton Green since 1988. He joined the Committee as its new Treasurer in 2013. He has been instrumental in moving the Society away from door to door collections and on to the standing order method of subscription payments. He also organises our newsletters which the Society now send out by email.

 

Village Fete CoordinatorJosie Gamble      Langtonfete@gmail.com

 

Josie has lived locally since 1987. She has been a member of the Fete sub-committee for five years and has now taken over as its Chair (2019). Previously, she has been Chair of the LG School PTA and has been running the Little Saints group at All Saints' Church for 15 years. She enjoys cycling and is a local artisan.

 

Neil Barrington-Johnson:  Neil and his family moved to Langton Green in 2002. Whilst his family remained here Neil spent several of the following years living overseas, returning full time to the Village in 2011. Having helped with the Village Fete for several years on visits home, in 2011 he joined, and continues to be a part of, the Fete working group, currently as the Chairman. Neil joined the Village Society Committee in 2014. He is also the Chairman of Speldhurst Parish Council. 

 

Pam Morris:  Langton Green has been Pam's home since 1988. For much of the next 20 years she lived overseas with her diplomat husband, returning frequently to the village. Since his retirement in 2008 she is enjoying living in the village permanently and getting more involved in local activities. Pam helps decide on our awarding of the student grants each year.

 

Lyn DollimoreLyn has lived in the Village since 1984, having previously lived overseas with her husband Lawrence for 9 years. She is our quiz organiser, which is held at the Village Hall normally in February or March each year. She also runs the book tent in the annual village Fete.

 

Jeremy StirlingJeremy has also lived in the Village for over 30 years and takes a keen interest in the current 'hot topic' of Gatwick; both with the airport's expansion and with the narrowing of the flight arrival paths over west Kent. He is our ears and eyes with the other  protest groups in Kent and Sussex. Jeremy also makes time to write the weekly Village update for the K&S Courier.

  

Lynn TrainorReverend Lynn Trainor joined the Committee in 2018.  She is the vicar for All Saints. 

 

Nick Trainor:  After a career in IT, Nick retrained as a teacher and joined a local school teaching Politics, History, and Religious Studies. He joined the committee in June 2020.

 

Nicci LevyNicci joined the Committee in late 2018 and is also a member of the fete sub-committee, which oversees the organising of our big event each year. Nicci is responsible for social media posts.

 

Emma Howden:

 

James BowdidgeJames and his wife, Bee, have lived in Langton Green since 2010, running a small mixed farm of pigs, cattle, sheep and chickens, as the Peasant Farmers. James is Vice-Chairman of the Society and has taken particular responsibility for the Langton Greenleaf tree planting campaign.

 

Mike (Harry) HarrisonHarry moved to the village in 2007 and joined the Committee in 2021. You will recognise him as the friendly face running the Bar at the village  fete.  

 

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