Shaka Nahom Aklilu
Shaka has dedicated his life to public service having worked for the Fire Service, Prisons and Mental Health Organisations throughout his life. He describes Merstham as an amazing community and has called it home for the past 15 years.
Leon is a political activist and student at Surrey University. He has lived in the Borough his entire life and wants to use his working class background and experience of living with a disability to help others with similar circumstances.
A keen sports fan who enjoys reading and travel, Stewart has lived in Merstham with his partner for 18 years. He recently retired after having worked for a major financial institution and is a strong trade unionist.