Association Officers

Helen Galley - Wealden Conservatives' Chairman

Helen joined the Conservative party as a Young Conservative in Sheffield in 1974 and has campaigned at every general election since. Helen and her husband, Roy Galley, a former Member of Parliament for Halifax and currently a District and County Councillor, have lived in Wealden for 19 years.  They have two married children and one grandson (soon to be two) who she hopes to get out campaigning soon.

Cllr Phil Dixon

Association Officer and Wealden District Councillor for Rotherfield

Cllr Chris Dowling

A vice-president of Wealden Conservatives, Cllr Chris Dowling is the elected county councillor for Uckfield South with Framfield including Ridgewood.

Cllr Claire Dowling

Association Officer - Deputy Chair responsible for Political & Campaigning
East Sussex County Councillor for Uckfield North
Wealden District Councillor for Uckfield Central

Cllr Richard Grocock

Wealden District Council member for Hailsham South & West, Chairman of Hailsham Conservatives and Wealden Conservative Association Officer.

Cllr Sylvia Tidy

East Sussex County Councillor for Crowborough South and St Johns, Silvia Tidy is the East Sussex Lead Member for Children and Families and a vice-President of Wealden Conservatives

Robin Farmer

Robin joined the Wealden officer team in 2003 and has used his professional experience to manage the Association's finances.

Christine Howard

Christine moved with her husband Nigel to Uckfield in 1995. They met as young Conservatives many moons ago and Christine has been involved with the Uckfield Conservative Branch for many years and is the Branch Secretary.