Chair – Keith Hitchen

Keith was appointed to the Copeland community Fund Board as a Cumbria County Council representative in July 2017. He has been the Chair since June 2018 and will hold this position until June 2020.

Keith is currently County Councillor for Millom Without Division and Chair of the County Council Local Committee for Copeland. He is also elected to Copeland Borough Council in 1999 and is still a representative to date.

Keith has been a Parish Councillor for Drigg and Carleton Parish Council for over ten years and has previously been the Chair of the Cumbria Association of Local Councils.

Keith brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of local community issues, specifically in the Mid and South Copeland areas, to the Board.