A small dedicated staff team is responsible for the delivery of Town Council services and supporting the work of Councillors. The Town Council was awarded Quality Local Council status in 2004.

Town Clerk’s/Mayor’s Office

Julie Holden
Town Clerk
Sarah Mamoany
Deputy Clerk
Kirstie Hamper
PA to Town Clerk
and Mayor’s Secretary

Finance and Support Services

Dan Chambers
Responsible Finance Officer &
Support Services Manager
Claire Woodcock
Estate & Support
Services Administrator

Bookings & Functions

Alice Burrows
Bookings & Functions Administrator


Sarah Jones
Compliance and
Cemetery Manager
John Chisholm
Cemetery and
Compliance Assistant

Estates Team

Alison Merricks
Estates Manager
Jazmin Merricks
Community Service

Outdoor Services Team

Graham Woodward
Cemetery Foreman
John Pratt
Outside Serviceman
Les Hales
Outside Serviceman
Mark Hayward
Outside Serviceman
Matt Woodward
Outside Serviceman


Jenny Watson and Volunteer
Head Gardener

Caretaking Team

James Marriott
Lead Caretaker
Rosiel Newman
Sean McDonnell
Richard Botting


Luc Pineau

Community and Tourism

The community and tourism support staff are based at East Grinstead Library – see the location map.

Alice Fletcher
Community & Tourism Manager
Roger Gwatkin
Community & Tourism Officer
Sue Jackson
Community & Tourism Assistant