Caroline Bedell MRICS FAAV – Director Midlands
Caroline leads the Midlands team and has overall responsibility for the management of the CLA’s regional business and membership.
A qualified Chartered Surveyor respected throughout the industry, she also represents the CLA on a wide range of regional committees and panels.
Debbie Nicholson – Midlands Events Organiser
Debbie helps to organise the many and varied events that are held across the Midlands. She has many years' experience working in the dairy industry and has worked for the CLA in the past on a variety of projects organising training events and seminars.
Mike Ashton – Communications Manager
Mike has worked in communications roles for the CLA for over ten years and has extensive experience in PR and marketing in the public and private sectors.
He is responsible for regional communications with members and the media and firmly believes that the CLA is about people, and that its strength comes from its members.
Donna Tavernor – Rural Adviser
An experienced rural advisor who advises members on subjects including the environment, fly tipping, forestry, NVZ, stewardship, single farm payment, water framework and planning. Donna is also Midlands lead on the Campaign for the Farmed Environment. A past YFC County chairman, Donna has a Countryside and Environment Management degree, a Masters in Land Management - and owns sheep.
Jan Hewes – Regional Co-ordinator
Jan has eleven years’ experience within the CLA and is the first point of contact for the eight regional Branch Committees.
Jan takes the lead in arranging lobbying and briefings with MPs, MEPs and decision makers in the region and is also PA to the Midlands Director.
Amy Dale – Regional Administrator
Often the first point of contact for members, Amy is a highly experienced administrator and provides much valued support for the Midlands team.
Stuart Jones – Membership Co-ordinator
Your contact for membership queries in Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland and Staffordshire.
Richard Goodwin MRICS – Rural Surveyor
Richard advises members on a range of issues including HS2, agricultural tenancies and licences, NVZ regulations, planning & diversification, field sports, rights of way and access, cross compliance, Single Payment System, compulsory purchase, boundaries and land registration, animal health and welfare, and agri-environment schemes.
Rachel Davies – Membership Co-ordinator
Your contact for membership queries in Cheshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.
David Price – Territory Manager
David is Territory Manager for South Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire.
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