Geoffrey Harper CBE

Development Officer

Geoffrey has spent a lifetime's involvement in the promotion and management of elections. Since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 he has actively promoted democratic practises in the countries dominated by the former Soviet Union.

  • Four projects in Russia visiting, St Petersburg, Moscow, Saratov, Samara and Astrakhan.
  • Three projects in Azerbaijam based in Baku.
  • Projects in Mongolia, Belorus, Slovakia, Moldova, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary and Bosnia-Herzgovina.

For 10 years, Geoffrey was "Head of Training" at Conservative Central Office. He recruited and trained constituency agents based on his own experience. He spent many years in the field as a constituency agent in Leeds, Keighley, West Derbyshire, Brighouse & Spenborough, North East Cambridgeshire and Brentwood & Onger.

Other highlights included being Chief Agent for Manchester and managing Prime Minister John Major's Election Tour in 1992.

He was Chairman of the National Society of Conservative Agents in 1987/1988.

On retirement from Conservative Central Office he was elected to Fenland District Council where he was Leader for five years. He has also served twelve years on Cambridgeshire County Council where he served as Chief Whip for a number of years.

See Also

Philip Sagar FIH

Vice President - Deputy Chairman Membership & Fundraising

Philip Sagar FIH, has been delivering quality customer service all his life as a front line operator in luxury hotels and as a consultant.

Adam Stokes

The Hon Treasurer

Adam is an Accountant based in Grantham, he is a District Councillor for Grantham Springfield Ward and is also a County Councillor in Grantham.

He is also a former Deputy Chairman for Political and Campaigning for the Association.

Cllr Mrs Jacky Smith

Vice President of the Association

Jacqueline known as Jacky was born in Hampshire and came to Grantham in 1946. She attended Kesteven and Grantham Girls Grammar School and went on to study Mechanical and Marine Engineering.

Joan Hayes

President of the Association

Information coming soon.

Martin Hill OBE

Leader of Lincolnshire County Council
County Councillor for Folkingham Rural Division
Vice President of the Association

From a Lincolnshire family, I worked on the family mixed farm near Sleaford for 35 years.

I have represented Folkingham Rural on the County Council since 1993 and am currently its Leader.