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Staff Contact Details

A small, dedicated staff team is responsible for the delivery of Town Council services and supporting the work of Councillors. Below is a list of staff employed by Hailsham Town Council. Members of staff can be contacted by email or by calling 01323 841702.

Town Clerk & Officers

Mickey Caira

Position: Deputy Town Clerk & Business Enterprise Manager

Responsibilities: General management; policies and protocols; health and safety; business development; town revitalisation; Communities Committee (joint clerk)

Email: mickey.caira@hailsham-tc.gov.uk


Karen Giddings

Position: Planning & Environment Officer

Responsibilities: Strategic Projects Committee (clerk); Planning & Development Committee (clerk); Communities Committee (joint clerk); allotments

Email: karen.giddings@hailsham-tc.gov.uk


Richard Gillett

Position: Works Supervisor
Responsibilities: Works staff supervision; grounds and buildings maintenance
Email: richard.gillett@hailsham-tc.gov.uk


Michelle Hagger

Position: Finance Officer

Responsibilities: Financial and budget management; statutory accounts; payroll; audit plans; council insurance; Finance, Budget & Resources Committee (clerk)

Email: michelle.hagger@hailsham-tc.gov.uk


Terry Hall

Position: Communications & Public Information Officer

Responsibilities: Press Officer; media relations; maintenance of Town Council website and other service websites; residents’ newsletter; social media; public notices; publicity material

Email: terry.hall@hailsham-tc.gov.uk


Sherridan Harper

Position: Administration & Finance Assistant

Responsibilities: Administrative support; accounts administration; credit control; grant applications; hall/meeting room hire/bookings; burial records

Email: sherridan.harper@hailsham-tc.gov.uk


John Harrison

Position: Town Clerk

Responsibilities: Clerk to the Council; Proper Officer; Responsible Finance Officer; general management; resources management; staff management; Charitable Trust correspondent and administrator

Email: john.harrison@hailsham-tc.gov.uk


Andy Joyes

Position: Youth Project Coordinator

Responsibilities: Youth Services; Manager – Square Youth Cafe and Infopoint

Email: andy.joyes@hailsham-tc.gov.uk


Christian Letschka

Position: Receptionist & Business Enterprise Assistant

Responsibilities: Public enquiries; business enterprise assistant; hall/meeting room hire/bookings; administrative support

Email: enquiries@hailsham-tc.gov.uk


David Saxby

Position: Burials & Properties Officer

Responsibilities: Burials and cemetery; street lighting; Town Mayor’s assistant

Email: david.saxby@hailsham-tc.gov.uk


Outdoor Works Staff

Richard Gillett

Position: Works Supervisor
Responsibilities: Works staff supervision; grounds and buildings maintenance
Email: richard.gillett@hailsham-tc.gov.uk


Steve Gillett

Position: Grounds Maintenance Operative
Responsibilities: Grounds maintenance and repair (HTC maintained property)


Phil Hobden

Position: Pond Warden
Responsibilities: Common Pond management, repair and wildlife monitoring


Rob Hussey

Position: Environment Warden
Responsibilities: Litter removal and waste control (HTC maintained sites)


Paul Miller

Position: Environment Warden
Responsibilities: Litter removal and waste control (HTC maintained sites)


Ross Murrell

Position: Water Bailiff
Responsibilities: Monitor (Hailsham Country Park lake); fishing permit inspection


Sam Spiers

Position: Tree Warden
Responsibilities: Surveys and advice on tree matters; Tree Preservation Order (TPO) compliance monitoring
Email: townandcountrytrees@hotmail.co.uk / 07812 910957


Steve Webber

Position: Buildings Maintenance Operative
Responsibilities: Property maintenance and repair (HTC maintained sites)


Youth Services Staff

Louise Abbott

Position: Youth Project & Funding Facilitator

Responsibilities: Youth projects work; delivery of youth services; youth services fundraising projects


Julie Dollard

Position: Youth Worker/Volunteer

Responsibilities: Youth projects work; delivery of youth services


Charlotte Izzard

Position: Youth Worker/Volunteer

Responsibilities: Youth projects work; delivery of youth services


Olivia Izzard

Position: Youth Worker/Volunteer

Responsibilities: Youth projects work; delivery of youth services


Andy Joyes

Position: Youth Project Coordinator

Responsibilities: Youth Services; Manager – Square Youth Cafe and Infopoint

Email: andy.joyes@hailsham-tc.gov.uk

 


Steve Lewis

Position: Youth Worker/Volunteer

Responsibilities: Youth projects work; delivery of youth services


Nina Santi

Position: Deputy Youth Project Coordinator

Responsibilities: Youth Services; Deputy Manager – Square Youth Cafe and Infopoint

Email: nina.santi@hailsham-tc.gov.uk


Community Hall Staff

Robert Boxer

Position: Manager, James West Community Centre
Responsibilities: Day-to-day management of Centre (booking enquiries via Town Council offices on 01323 841702 / enquiries@hailsham-tc.gov.uk)
Email: robert.boxer@hailsham-tc.gov.uk / 01323 843944 or 07771 810140