ALACE Council Members

The trade union for local authority chief executives and senior managers

(As at July 2017)


Tracey Lee, Plymouth


Simon Baker, Staffordshire Moorlands and High Peak

Honorary Secretary

Ian Miller, Wyre Forest

Honorary Treasurer

Michel Saminaden, retired member

County councils

(in areas that have district councils)
Rachael Shimmin, Buckinghamshire

District councils

David Hughes, Gravesham
Jerry Hutchinson, North Warwickshire
Karen Satterford, Wycombe
John Sellgren, Newcastle-under-Lyme
 Alistair Stewart, Shepway
Mark Williams, East Devon

Unitary councils

(including London boroughs, metropolitan districts, unitary districts, and unitary counties)
Merran McRae, Calderdale
Duncan Sharkey, Milton Keynes
Liz Bruce, Richmond and Wandsworth
Charlie Parker, Westminster
2 vacancies

Northern Ireland

1 vacancy


Alistair Buchan, Orkney
Mary Pitcaithly, Falkirk


Alison Ward, Torfaen

Other local government authorities, and agencies related to local government

1 vacancy