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Tuesday , August , 22 2017

Meet the Team

Find out about the roles of our senior managers, and the departments they are responsible for.

Chief Executive 

The Chief Executive has overall responsibility for Council employees, and operates in conjunction with department heads.

The Carlisle City Council Chief Executive is Jason Gooding.

Senior Management Team 

The Senior Management Team (SMT) comprises Carlisle City Council’s most senior officers.

SMT provides managerial leadership of the Council and supports the Chief Executive and Elected Members of the Council in:

  • Developing strategies
  • Identifying and planning resources
  • Delivering plans
  • Reviewing the Authority’s effectiveness with the overall objective of providing excellent services to the public.

The team works together to achieve the most effective services possible for the City’s diverse communities.

It also ensures that Carlisle plays a full part in national, regional and sub-regional activities.

SMT commissions, leads, directs and undertakes programmes and projects to achieve the objectives of the corporate work programme, modernise the Council and address the issues of City community cohesion.

Details of the Council Structure and more information on the roles of Council Departments can be found in the Downloadable Documents section.

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  • Town Clerk and Chief Executive

    Dr Jason GoodingRole To provide pace, rigour, confidence, ambition and above all, inspiring leadership to the strategic management of the City Council...

  • Deputy Chief Executive

    Darren CrossleyRole: To play a leading role in developing and achieving transformation and cultural change in the delivery and continuous improvement ...

  • Corporate Director of Governance and Regulatory Services:

    Mark LambertRole: To support the Town Clerk & Chief Executive and the Deputy Chief Executive in the corporate and strategic management of the Council.

  • Corporate Director of Economic Development

    Jane MeekRole: To support the Town Clerk & Chief Executive and the Deputy Chief Executive in the corporate and strategic management of the Council.

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