Declarations of Interest

A full list of recent declarations of interest can be found in the following documents - click to download:

April 2018 - March 2019

Councillors of Cwmaman Town Council

The members of Cwmaman Community Council are listed below:

David Michael Jenkins

Address:12 High Street, Glanaman, SA18 1DX
Telephone:01269 822598
Biography:Born and bred in Glanaman, lived here all my life apart from 5 years in the 60s when I served in the RAF. Employment history comprises:- Trainee Draughtsman, Aircraft Electrician, Quality Control Technician, Procurement Manager and College Lecturer. I am now retired from full time employment. I have been a member of the Town Council from 2002 and a member of the County Council from 2008 representing Glanaman Ward. I am currently deputy leader of the Plaid Group of Councillors and also the Chair of the Audit Committee. I also play a supportive role with Ty Hafan Dementia Care Home and the Amman Valley Hospital League of Friends. I am also a School Governor at both Ysgol y Bedol and Dyffryn Aman. I am committed to serve all the people within the community to the best of my ability. I am of the People and for the People.
Interests:I am a member of the following County Council Committees: Policy & Resources Scrutiny; Planning Committee; Appointments Committee (Directors). Governor Ysgol Dyffryn Aman, Governor Ysgol y Bedol, Member Amman Valley League of Friends, Member Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.
Political Affiliation:Plaid Cymru

Emyr Jenkins

Address:Brynmair, Tabernacle Road, Glanaman
Biography:I am from a long standing Aman Valley family with roots traceable in the area to the mediaeval period. I have lived in Glanaman all my life and currently work for her Majesty’s Customs and Excise. I am a very active community member and am currently Chairman of Clwb Godre’r Mynydd Du.
Interests:Chairman of Clwb Godre’r Mynydd Du; Member of Public & Commercial Services Union; Member of Carmarthen Fishermen’s Federation; Member of Country Landowner’s Association; Member of Countryside Alliance; Member of British Association for Shooting and Conservation; Member Federation of Welsh Anglers and Member of Angler’s Co-operation Association.
Political Affiliation:Labour

Kal Davison

Address:23 Cedrim Road Glanaman Ammanford
Political Affiliation:Labour

Kevin Madge

Address:19 Highfield Road, Twyn, Garnant
Biography:I have been a member of Cwmaman Town Council since 1979 and held the office of Mayor on 4 occasions. I am an active community member. I am currently the Leader of Carmarthenshire County Council.
Interests:Carmarthenshire County Council, Chairman Garnant Branch British Legion, Governor Ysgol Y Bedol, Chairman Cwmaman Carnival Committee, Member of Cwmaman Labour Party, Member Garnant Family Centre, Vice President Garnant Golf Club, Chairman Cwmaman Meals on Wheels, Member Amman Valley League of Friends.
Political Affiliation:Labour

Mrs Pauline Barker

Address:4 Maes y Bedol, Garnant, SA18 2EP.
Telephone:01269 824259
Biography:I am married with 5 children and 9 grandchildren. Most of my working life I’ve worked within the Caring sector and also within Social Services. I am the Secretary of the Garnant branch of the Royal British Legion. I am also the Secretary for Ammanford Talking Newspapers.
Interests:Royal British Legion and Ammanford Talking Newspapers.
Political Affiliation:Labour

Nigel Jerrett

Address:Maes Hwyad, Waunhwyad Lane, Glanaman
Telephone:01269 824410
Biography:I have lived and worked in the Amman Valley since 1977. I was a teacher at Amman Valley School. I have been a member of Cor Meibion Dyffryn Aman since 1994. At various times I have served as a Governor of local primary schools. I have also learnt Welsh.
Interests:One Voice Wales, Meals on Wheels, Hafan Croeso
Political Affiliation:Plaid Cymru

Phillip David Knight

Address:7B Oakfield Road, Twyn, Garnant, SA18 1JH
Biography:I’ve volunteered with the Youth Council and with the Carnival Committee.
Interests:Member Meals on Wheels and Member of the Labour party.
Political Affiliation:Labour

Yvonne Evans

Address:1 Church Row, Garnant
Telephone:01269 820 072
Biography:Not Provided
Interests:Member of Carmarthenshire Tourist Association; Citizen’s Advice Bureau; Cwmaman Blind Society; Talking Newspapers (Ammanford); Ammanford Dementia Carers’ Association;
Political Affiliation:Labour


There are a number of officers who assist in the running of the community council:

David Davies

Council Clerk

Rob Venus


Community Development Officer & Child Protection Officer

  • Provides support and guidance to community groups and individuals on funding, project development, research and advocacy.
  • Secures funding to support projects within the community that seek to address issues raised by residents, displayed within data of the community, reported by partnership organisations and meet the requirements of the Well-being of Future Generations Act (Wales) 2015.
  • Leads on the Amman Valley MakerSpace, Green Infrastructure Amman Valley, Artisan Plastics and other community development driven projects.
  • Background in manufacturing, education, the creative industries sector, business development and leadership and management.