Councillor Mimi Harker OBE, one of the area’s leading political figures, will be talking to Brave Hearts at our October meeting.
Mimi is married to Robin and they have two children, Robyn, 18 and Arrun, 15. She has lived in the area for 23 years and is extremely visible around the community.
Mimi has been a district councillor for 12 years, a role she took on after fighting a major community campaign. She is best known for her campaigning to make life better and improve her local area, saving greenbelt, preserving catchment areas, saving post offices, the Chesham Bois Post Office battle becoming the catalyst for the national movement. Nationally, she helped create the 12A cinema classification, and has worked on the Cross Party Task Force encouraging women to participate in public life. Mimi was awarded an OBE in the Queens New Year Honours List for her work for women and for her local community. She enjoys being involved at every level of Government, using her experience and common sense approach to tackle any situation with enthusiasm, passion and always a smile. She currently serves on the Chiltern District Council Cabinet, with responsibility for the Community, Leisure, Young People and Communications Portfolio. In this role, which she has held for the last 7 years, she works across a wide spectrum of areas throughout the district.
Mimi was also elected to Amersham Town Council on May 5th and is currently the Town Mayor.
Mimi will undoubtedly have some fascinating stories to tell so please join us at 2.30pm on Tuesday October 16th at the Magnolia Club, Magnolia Park, Valley Road, Hughenden Valley, High Wycombe, HP14 4LA. There will be a raffle and refreshments as usual. Any donations for the raffle as well as cakes and biscuits will be appreciated. Please click here to let me know if you will be able to join us or call me on 01628 525601.
With kind regards.
(Chairman, Brave Hearts)