Midhurst Green Volunteers has an active group of 6 trustees who oversee MGV’s activities in accordance with its constitution. They are:

Graham Pooley

Graham, a New Zealander by birth, has degrees in several disciplines and was a “company doctor” specialist.  He was Chairman of a listed company and of several private companies as well as of a charity in earlier years and prior to that was executive director of a number of technology businesses.  Prior to being central to the establishment of Midhurst Green Volunteers he had been heavily involved in the Midhurst Community Bus for 15 years, the Tillington Cricket Club

(secretary) and Tillington Charitable Trust (treasurer), the Graffham Village Shop Association (treasurer) as well as numerous other community roles.  He has lived in the Alfold, Petworth and Midhurst area for over 40 years.

Nick Wheeler, Chairman

Nick has been actively involved in Midhurst for some years. From 2008 to 2018 he was Chairman of the Midhurst Community Bus and worked with the Sir Geoffrey Todd Trust to set up the weekly shopping service to Petersfield for the housebound.

 Peter Nightingale

Peter is a retired Police Inspector. He and Gill moved to Midhurst in 2008 and having failed to find a local museum, they opened one in Knockhundred Market – now supported by over twenty-five volunteers – and later took over The Museum Tea Rooms.

Peter has a Bachelor of Arts Degree, a Masters Degree in Criminology and is currently in the third year of a Law Degree with the Open University. He has previously been a member of the Sussex Police and Crime Panel.

A member and Past President of the local Rotary Club and Past District Governor, Peter is a  volunteer driver assessor of the MyBus service in Midhurst.

Alain Mardle, Treasurer

Alain has lived in Midhurst since 2001 where he runs a small accountancy practice. He is involved with a number of local charities as trustee and treasurer.

Kay Graetz

Kay has lived in Midhurst for over five years.  Before retiring she spent 16 years as a teacher of French in secondary schools in south-east London and Surrey and then 10 years in office administration, including a role in Human Resources.

She has worked as a volunteer for the Royal Horticultural Society in Wisley and at its flowers shows and enjoys gardening.

 Chris Steibelt

Chris is a retired company director having worked overseas for a large part of his life in the logistics and transportation industry. He returned to the UK in 2016 and now lives in Stedham. He is a trustee for Friends of South Downs and is also involved with Sustrans and Midhurst Area Cycling.