Paul Cartwright

Executive Committee

The Officers and Executive of Pontefract Civic Society are elected at the Annual General Meeting. The team who lead Pontefract Civic Society this year are:

Paul Cartwright – Chair
Karl Gilbert – Secretary
Ian Wood – Treasurer
Colin White
Mike Skidmore
Peter Taylor
Peter Cookson

Mike Skidmore

Events Committee

The committee exists with full delegated powers to manage the day to day affairs of publicity and events on behalf of the Executive. 

Mike Skidmore – Chair
Dr Colin White – Vice Chair
Karl Gilbert – Secretary
Paul Cartwright – Member
Mollie Garbett – Member
Claire MacDonald – Member
Gill Lodge – Member
Sue Gilbert – Member

Heritage Open Days Sub-Group

Paul Cartwright
Karl Gilbert
Claire MacDonald

Peter Taylor

Planning Committee

The committee exists with full delegated powers to manage the day to day affairs of conservation, environment and planning (small applications) on behalf of the Executive.

Peter Taylor – Chair
Karl Gilbert – Secretary
Paul Cartwright – Member
Christine Cartwright – Member
Allan Blaza – Member
Philip Henfrey – Member
Arnie Craven – Member

Peter Cookson

Transport Committee

The committee exists with full delegated powers from the Executive to manage all the Society’s work in land use (including strategic-level planning), transport and associated matters.

Peter Cookson – Chair
Anthony Dee – Vice Chair
Derek Vaux – Secretary

Rail Sub-Group

A sub-group of the Land Use & Transport committee, led by rail users and enthusiasts to focus on a better rail deal for those in and around Pontefract.

Peter Cookson – Chair
Philip Henfrey
David Hogg
Chris Hyomes
Paul Cartwright
Anthony Dee
Ian Wood
Rosemary Barnes