Press release

Secretary of State Appoints NPAs and AONB Conservation Boards

Secretary of State Appointments to National Park Authorities and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Conservation Boards

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Appointments have been made to England’s National Park Authorities (NPAs) and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Conservation Boards.

The following appointments have been made for four years:

New Forest NPA

  • George Meyrick
  • Stephen Trow

Peak District NPA

  • Janet Haddock –Fraser
  • Lydia Slack
  • Yvonne Witter

Broads Authority NPA

  • Tristram Hilborn
  • Tim Jickells

Lake District NPA

  • Sabine Mosner
  • Tiffany Hunt

Matthew Bradbury has been reappointed to the Broads Authority for a further four-year term. Further information on Matthew can be found here.

Nick Holliday has been reappointed to the Exmoor NPA for a further 12 months. Further information on Nick can be found here.

Ken Bodfish has been reappointed to the South Downs NPA for a further 12 months. Further information on Ken can be found here.

Peter Murray and Mike Bell have been reappointed to the Northumberland NPA for a further 12 months. Further information on Peter and Mike can be found here.

John Shaw and Paul Mainds have recently been appointed to The Chilterns AONB Conservation Board for a three-year term and three Members have been reappointed for a further three years:

  • Alison Doggett, Colin Courtney and John Nichols

The following four members have been appointed for three year terms to the Cotswolds AONB Conservation Board:

  • Brendan Costelloe
  • Graham Hopkins
  • Dominic Morris
  • Ed Macalister-Smith

Additional information regarding the members listed will be made available on the Cotswolds AONB and Chilterns AONB websites

There is a requirement for appointees’ political activity (if significant) to be made public. The appointees have not declared any significant political activity in the past five years.

Published 2 September 2019