Jon has been involved in delivering youth work since he was an assistent youth leader at a church youth club in Bath when he was 17. Now resident in Melksham Jon is a Melksham Town and Wiltshire Councillor and, until recently, chaired the Melksham Area Board.
Jon was one of the founding trustees that set up Young Melksham (then Melksham Extended Services) and is passionate about ensuring that every child and young person has the opportunity to reach their full potential.
A qualified teacher, Jon also chairs the Children's Select Committee and Safeguarding and Looked After Children Task Group at Wiltshire Council. He also works as an IT consultant in his spare time!
Jon currently chairs the Board of Trustees of Young Melksham as well as playing an active role in the delivery of many of the organisation's services. He can be regularly seen out on Litter Picks with young people who are earning Time Credits or helping at the regular Youth Clubs run by Young Melksham.