Group Steering Committee

Our steering committee overviews all our activities.  It is made up of village residents and includes the chair of the Civic Society and a representative of the Parish Council.  Reports of our activities are distributed to group and Civic Society members on a monthly basis.  

Past reports can be seen here

Rick Battarbee

Rick is an environmental scientist with an academic background.  He co-ordinates group activities 

Gill Battarbee

Gill has a background in education working mainly in the primary sector.  She has an interest in wildlife and she is the group treasurer and event coordinator

Diane Morris

Diane has a background in horticulture and is the butterfly recorder for the Wharfedale Naturalists Society

Jim Robinson

Jim is the Chair of the Addingham Civic Society and our representative on the Civic Society

Margaret Batley

Margaret is a Parish Councillor and our representative on the Parish Council

Jane Winter

Jane is a Chartered Landscape Architect.  She is our lead on village landscape character assessment in the group.

Richard Walton

He has an interest in renewable energy, especially solar power

Janet Hindle

Jan has a land management and community environmental action background.  She coordinates our “housing and environment scrutiny” working group and is a Civic Society representative on the Neighbourhood Plan Forum.