Alison has been a resident of Midhurst for 19 years and during that time has played an active role in the community. She was Chair of the Governors at Midhurst Primary School and has served for 8 years in a variety of roles on the MADhurst Committee which organises a music, arts and drama festival in Midhurst. She has a varied background in Horticulture, Therapeutic Childcare and currently combines her administration skills in the role of Clerk to the Governors at various local schools and as the administrator for a small national debt advice charity.
She also works alongside an internationally known artist making sculptures in green oak.
Alison is passionate about music and is part of a singing duet and is one of the leaders of the South Downs Ukulele group which meets weekly and performs gigs to support local good causes.