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Mr Brook

Name: Mr Jonathan Brook

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87 Hayclose Road

Telephone: 01539 722540

E-Mail Address:

Appointed by: South Lakeland District Council

Until: May 2014

First Appointed to the Authority: 24 June 2006

Current Committee Membership: Resources Committee, Executive Performance Committee

Background, particular interests and hobbies:

Member of Kendal Town Council - elected Mayor for the year 2011-2012 and South Lakeland District Council - Chairman of the Council 2008-2010, representing the Kendal Parks Ward.  Currently Portfolio Holder for Strategic Growth.  Previously, a member of SLDC's Planning, Standards, Audit and Resources and Partnership's Overview and Scrutiny Committees.

Educated at Kendal Grammar School and Lakes School, Windermere, then Bradford University (BSc Applied Biology). Professional Memberships include Association of Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators, Membership of the Institute of Management Services and the Magistrates Association.

Corporate experience includes Business Development and Project Management roles with Provincial Insurance and AXA. Currently working as Managing Director of Manna House, a locally based charity working with homeless and vulnerable adults.

Married with 3 daughters, interests include enjoyment of outdoor activities, Christian and community involvement and cooking.

Register of Member's Interests as of 23 May 2011 (pdf)