Donald Weston

Chair
Donald Weston

Don started his career as a Radio Officer in the Merchant Navy where he served for eight years, mainly in the Far East. On leaving the Navy, he worked as an electronic technician then spent four years reading for a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Bath.  Work as an Experimental Officer at the University on mobile telecommunication systems was followed by the second part of his career as a Lecturer at Brunel Technical College and subsequently the University of the West of England specialising in embedded microprocessor systems.

Don has lived in Chelwood for forty years and has always taken an active part in the local community having served as a Parish Councillor, the Church warden of St Leonard’s church and as a member of the village hall committee since it was formed in 1981.