RICHARD TRAHAIR * brief biography

Richard Trahair
Married with two daughters
Lives in small village on Wiltshire/Dorset border since 1978
Until retirement in 2011, a chartered surveyor in estate management, latterly
Property Secretary for the Diocese of Salisbury since 1981.
Set up several schemes on glebe land for affordable housing for local people, which
led to involvement with CNHC in 1992, chairing the management group for Church
Land and Property, Regenerate and their predecessor projects. Currently chairman
of the steering group for Faith in Affordable Housing, one of the Housing Justice
Justice of the Peace, South East Wiltshire Magistrates Bench
Board Member, Wiltshire Rural Housing Association [to 2008]
Trustee of various local community activities
Trustee, St Nicholas' Hospital Harnham (almshouses)
Lay Chairman of the Parochial Church Council
Parish Organist
Trustee for family farms
Aldhelm Cross holder, Salisbury Cathedral
Former chairman of Parish Meeting (Local authority)
Former governor of both state and private schools
Former member of executive committee, Charities Property Association
October 2015