People

Cllr Paul Hodgins

Cllr Paul Hodgins, has recently become Leader of Richmond Borough Council following the retirement of Lord True.

Georgina Butler – Chairman of the Association

Georgina has been Chairman since March 2017. A political activist since 2010, and a Candidate in the South West and Gibraltar Region team for the European Parliament in 2014, she was formerly a diplomat, and Ambassador to Costa Rica and Nicaragua from 2002-2006.

Jemima Tate - Borough Campaign Manager

Jemima was recently promoted into the role of Borough Campaign Manager having been the Officer Manager of 372 for several years. She is a keen campaigner and awesome canvasser.

Aphra Brandreth - Deputy Chair Political

Aphra has lived in the Borough for over 30 years, and served on the Association Committee for many years. She is standing as a Councillor Candidate in Barnes Ward in the Local Elections in May 2018.

Jane Keep - Activist Training and Engagement

Supporting those new to being activists, or those wanting to refresh their knowledge and skills about being an activist Jane is running workshops about getting involved in campaigning, being an activist, knocking on doors and meeting local residents.

Michael Smith – Treasurer

Michael was appointed Treasurer in October 2016. He is a retired accountant who has worked all his career in the City.

Diane Peake

Diane has been a political activist for 5 years and events Officer of the Association for 3 years. She is Ward Chair of Coombe Hill Ward. Diane used to work in IT sales.

Khadija Rahman - CWN Officer

Khadija joined the team in November 2017. She has been a local activist since 2015, and is a Councillor candidate. Khadija is a practising Barrister and lectures at an university in London.

Zac Goldsmith, Member of Parliament for Richmond Park and North Kingston

Member of Parliament for Richmond Park & North Kingston
Zac Goldsmith was born in 1975, and grew up in Richmond where he has lived for most of his life. He was first elected MP for Richmond Park and North Kingston in 2010. He was subsequently re-elected in 2015 with the biggest increased majority of any MP in the country.