Governance and Management of Pennine Heritage
The members of the Council of Management serve in a voluntary capacity, receiving no remuneration for their work. They serve in a dual capacity as trustees and council members. The minimum number of council members is 5 and the maximum is 15. Decisions on key issues are made at trustees meetings.
The members of the Council of Management are:
David E Fletcher (President) MBE, MSc, BSc
Former Head of Environmental & Geographical Dept. Manchester Polytechnic, Metropolitan University.
Rural Development Commissioner
HLF Yorkshire Regional Committee
Current : Restoration and adaptive re-use of Hebden Bridge Mill including conversion to sustainable renewable energy.
Judith Schofield (Chair)
Employed by Valuation Office Agency (HMRC), 1967 – 1978; 1999 – 2013; Retired April 2013.
National Trade Union Representative, Council member and Chair for Prospect VOA between 1999 and 2013.
Qualified as a Chartered Surveyor Jan 1971
BSc (Env Man) 1999
Committee member, Secretary and Chairman of Littleborough Civic Trust 1979 – 2000
Trustee to Pennine Heritage early 1990 to present
Director to South Pennines Rural Regeneration Company, (Pennine Prospects) 2005 to present.
Chair, Cragg Vale Community Association, 2015 to present
Frank Woolrych (Vice-chair)
Born in Manchester, worked in the photographic industry before moving into manufacturing with Samuel Heath, a long established public company. From the early days of laptops Frank realised the benefits of IT and introduced them to the company. He provided CPD for architects and interior designers under the RIBA scheme.
Vice Chair Pennine Heritage Ltd 2008…
President Hebden Bridge Local History Society 1999-2013
President Hebden Bridge Literary & Scientific Society 2000…
Steve has a degree in Archaeology and an MA in Cultural Studies. He worked in Local Government for over 30 years in Housing and Regeneration. He retired from the post of Chief Regeneration Officer at Leeds City Council in late 2011.
He has lived in Cragg Vale since 1989 and is a keen walker, with an interest in local history and geology.
He became a trustee in 2015.
David Trevor Shutt – The Rt Hon Lord Shutt of Greetland, OBE, PC, FCA.
David is a British Liberal Democrat politician. He served as Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard and as Deputy Chief Whip in the House of Lords between May 2010 and May 2012.
Director of Alternative Technology Centre, Hebden Bridge since early 1990s.
Director of Real Cider Company, Hebden Bridge since 2006
The Executive Committee
In July 2105, the Council of Management appointed an Executive Committee, chaired by the Pennine Heritage Chair, with 3 additional members and a secretary. Its role is to develop and oversee the delivery of all Pennine Heritage Business Plans. It meets on a monthly basis and reports to the Council of Management.