People

Marcus Barrett - Crewkerne

Marcus is the District Councillor for Crewkerne. He is left a career as a barrister to teach at a local school.

Josh Williams - Brympton

Josh has lived in Yeovil for more than 20 years is currently a County Councillor and Brympton Parish Councillor as well as the Co-ordinator of Brympton Community Speedwatch and regularly attends Chilthorne Domer Parish Council meetings.

Christopher Le Hardy - Election Co-ordinator

Christopher has lived in Somerset for 15 years since leaving a successful international military and diplomatic career in 2002. He is married to Morag, with 3 grown up children and 5 grandchildren.

Linda Vijeh - Ilminster

Linda has lived and worked in the area for over 20 years and is highly regarded as a local businesswoman and journalist, not afraid to challenge authority.

Gemma Verdon - Chard South

Gemma is an active member of the community, involved with charitable events. She is motivated and gets involved with local issues to make a local difference. Her personal motto is ‘Service above Self’.

Mark Keating - The Cokers

Mark is a married father of 4 with a business background, previously a Director of Interflora UK and Chairman of Interflora British Group. He is the Chairman of the Parish Council and has been a Councillor since 2011 and a trustee of the Jared Gear Almshouse Charity.

Teresa Sienkiewicz - Treasurer

Teresa is a member of Lopen Parish Council and a charity trustee. An accountant by profession, she is keen to use her business skills and experience to serve Somerset , addressing local issues and opportunities as well as contributing to the efficient management of its finances.

Faye Purbrick - Yeovil South

Faye represents Yeovil South on the Yeovil Town Council and the County Council and is a governor at Yeovil District Hospital. She runs her own consulting business, supporting small and medium sized businesses to grow and evolve the way they operate.

Marcus Fysh MP

Member of Parliament for Yeovil
​​​​​​​Marcus lives with his wife Jenny and their two young children in East Coker and in the London area to be near Parliament.  Originally from Australia, Marcus came to the UK when he was 3. He went to school in Bristol, London and Hampshire before going to Oxford University where he studied literature.

Martin Wale - Chard

Martin has lived in the Chard North Division for over fourteen years. He has recently fully retired having been an investigator/paralegal since retiring from the Metropolitan Police Service.