Meet The Board

This is the decision making and executive arm of the organisation. It is also responsible for determining the rules of the organisation and its finances. Please click the link below for the rules.

North West Employers’ Constitution

At the annual meeting each year an Executive Board is elected made up of representatives from each of the five geographical regions. Membership of the Executive Board comprises of eighteen elected councillors, as follows:

Chair, Deputy and 2 Vice Chairs of North West Employers (4)
1 representative from each County Council (2)
3 representatives from Lancashire and Greater Manchester geographical areas (6)
2 representatives from Cumbria, Cheshire and Merseyside geographical areas (6)

Note:
(a) at least one representative from a unitary authority on the following
(b) a representative from each shire county council
(c) if not already represented by at least one member, one representative from each of the minority political groups as defined by the Executive Board.

The board is currently made up from the following Councillors: 

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Chair
Alan Dean – Liverpool City Council
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Deputy Chair
Brian D Rigby MBE – Trafford Council
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Vice Chair
Terence Halliwell – Wigan Council
Salford City Councillor
Vice Chair
Kate Lewis – Salford City Council 

County Council Representatives

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Lancashire
Jenny Mein – Lancashire County Council 
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Cumbria
Barry Doughty – Cumbria County Council 

Sub Regional Representatives

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Lancashire
Chris Wynn – West Lancashire Borough Council
2 Councillor Ivan Taylor - Blackpool BC
Lancashire
Ivan Taylor – Blackpool BC
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Lancashire
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Greater Manchester
Fred Walker – Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service
2 Councillor Ateeque UR Rehman - Oldham MBC
Greater Manchester
Ateeque Ur-Rehman – Oldham MBC
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Greater Manchester 
John Flanagan – Manchester City Council
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Cumbria
John Bowman – Copeland Borough Council
2 Councillor Barbara Cannon - Allerdale BC
Cumbria
Barbara Cannon – Allerdale Borough Council
2 Councillor Paul Findlow - Cheshire East Council
Cheshire & Warrington
Paul Findlow – Cheshire East Council
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Merseyside
Mike Wharton – Halton Borough Council 
2 Councillor Martin Bond - St Helens Council
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Martin Bond – St Helens Council