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Durham AAP Board members

This page provides information about Durham Area Action Partnership AAP board members.

Chair of Durham AAP board

Chris Tindale was Chair of Durham AAP for 2016-17.

Board members

The board consists of 21 members. This is broken into three groups, consisting of seven elected councillors, seven service partners and seven public members. Board members serve for a four year period.

We also have co-opted onto the board: Durham University Student Union, Student Community Action and Durham City Homes.


There are six county councillors and one parish council representative. These are:

  • Councillor Eric Mavin (Belmont ward)
  • Councillor Amanda Hopgood (Framwellgate & Newton Hall ward)
  • Councillor Arnie Simpson (Esh & Witton Gilbert ward)
  • Councillor David Hall (Sherburn ward)
  • Councillor Liz Brown (Nevilles Cross ward)
  • Councillor Katie Corrigan (Belmont ward)
  • Parish Councillor Stephen White (Belmont Parish Council)

Service partners

Partner members are:

  • Christine Scollen (North Durham Clinical Commissioning Group)
  • Charlotte Linton (Durham Community Action)
  • Paul Wanless (County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service)
  • Neighbourhood Inspector Mark Edwards  (Durham Constabulary)
  • Denise Elliott / Lee Alexander (Durham County Council)
  • Adam Deathe (Durham BID)
  • Helen Strangward (Durham University)

Public representatives

These are:

  • Christopher Tindale
  • Bill Moir
  • Joe Knight
  • Sandra Almeida
  • Colin Hillary
  • Helen Elderkin
  • Rev Joanne Thomas
Contact us
Area Action Partnership - Durham
03000 267 204
Our address is:
  • Town Hall
  • Market Place
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 3NJ
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