Committee members

Meet the members of Avon Fire Authority and find out how to contact them.

Who are the members of the Fire Authority?  

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is governed by Avon Fire Authority (AFA), which is a Combined Fire Authority, consisting of Elected Members of local councils from across the former Avon area, which includes: Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. Fire Authority members represent all areas of the former county of Avon and are positioned across political parties.

How can I contact a member of the Fire Authority?

Members can be contacted via their email addresses listed below, or via post at:

c/o Avon Fire Authority
Police & Fire Headquarters
PO Box 37, Valley Road
Portishead
BS20 8JJ

Committee Members

Below you’ll find details of all Fire Authority members. For further information, you can use the links provided to navigate to the Fire Authority webpages.

Councillor Ben Nutland

Role: Vice Chair of the Fire Authority

Party: Liberal Democrats

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Liz Brennan

Role: Member

Party: Conservative

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Ron Hardie

Role: Member

Party: Labour

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Matthew Riddle

Role: Member

Party: Conservative

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Jayne Stansfield

Role: Member

Party: Liberal Democrats

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Brenda Massey

Role: Chair of the Fire Authority

Party: Labour

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Steve Smith

Role: Group Leader

Party: Conservative

Email: [email protected]

Councillor David Wilcox

Role: Group Leader

Party: Green Party

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Richard Eddy

Role: Member

Party: Conservative

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Andrew Varney

Role: Member

Party: Liberal Democrats

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Paul Goggin

Role: Member

Party: Labour

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Philippa Hulme

Role: Member

Party: Labour

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Yassin Mohamud

Role: Member

Party: Green Party

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Richard Tucker

Role: Group Leader

Party: Labour

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Robert Payne

Role: Group Leader

Party: Liberal Democrats

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Dan Thomas

Role: Member

Party: Green Party

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Martin Williams

Role: Member

Party: Conservative

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Paul May

Role: Member

Party: Liberal Democrats

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Onkar Saini

Role: Member

Party: Liberal Democrats

Email: [email protected]

Councillor Robin Moss

Role: Member

Party: Labour

Email: [email protected]

Mark Shelford

Role: Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset

Website: avonandsomerset-pcc.gov.uk

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