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Stanley AAP Board meetings

We hold regular Board meetings where we put plans and actions in place to help community groups and local organisations develop projects that meet our AAP priorities.

Due to Covid-19, all Board meetings are taking place on 'Teams'. If you would like to observe the meeting please contact us at

The Board also looks at how those projects are progressing and gets involved in consultations on local issues. 

Follow Stanley Area Action Partnership on Facebook for the latest meeting information.

Board meetings

Anyone can attend a board meeting. For further information and to check meeting arrangements please contact us.

Future AAP board meeting dates

All meetings start at 6pm. If you would like to attend you are advised to contact us beforehand to confirm arrangements. 

Board meeting minutes

We aim to publish minutes once they are approved at the following meeting. For copies of meeting minutes not listed above, please contact us.

Board members

Stanley AAP is made up of seven public representatives, seven partner representatives. six county councillors and a representative from the local parish councils.

Public representatives

  • John Ullathorne
  • Helen McCaughey
  • Nerise Oldfield Thompson, Vice Chair
  • Linda Tyman
  • Vicky Walton
  • Vacant
  • Vacant

Partner representatives

  • VMax Wright (Business Representative)
  • Michael Pearson (County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue)
  • Dave Stewart (Durham Constabulary)
  • Martyn Stenton / Helen Fergusson (Durham County Council)
  • Suzanne Jobson (Karbon Homes), Chair
  • Joanne Clennell (North Durham Clinical Commissioning Group - Health)
  • James Black / Alan Tubman (Co-opted) Stanley Town Council
  • Vacant (Voluntary and Community sector)

Councillor representatives

  • Cllr Christine Bell
  • Cllr Gordon Binney
  • Cllr Carole Hampson
  • Cllr Angela Hanson
  • Cllr Carl Marshall, Vice Chair
  • Cllr Joan Nicholson
  • Cllr Jeanette Stephenson, Stanley Town Council
Contact us
Area Action Partnership - Stanley
03000 265 323
Our address is:
  • Front Street
  • The Louisa Centre
  • Council Offices, Level 4
  • Stanley
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH9 0TE