Association Officers

Henry Shelford

Henry Shelford

Chairperson

Henry has been involved with WNCA since 2010 in particular in Bayswater Ward. He is Chairperson of the charity SarcoidosisUK you can learn more about him here. He is WNCA Chairperson. He was previously responsible for the WNCA’s Patrons’ Club.

Laila Dupuy

Laila Dupuy

Vice-Chair Political; Digital and CPF officer

Laila, vice chairwoman political, has been involved with WNCA for over 8 years, particularly the Lancaster Gate ward where she lives and has been vice-chairman for many years. She was involved in campaigning for three general elections and two local ones. She sat on an APPG for women in enterprise and gave a speech on the subject at the last party conference. She is fluent in Arabic and French and was a Senior Crown Prosecutor.

Tom Wilkins

Tom Wilkins

Vice-Chair Fundraising & Membership; Patrons' Club Officer

Tom has been involved with WNCA since 2012 with a focus on Bayswater Ward. He is Vice-Chair for Membership, Fundraising, and Patrons. Outside of politics, he enjoys running around Hyde Park.
Michael Vavrinek

Michael Vavrinek

Treasurer

Michael has lived in Bayswater since 1978. He was employed for ten years with a computer manufacturer and then for thirty-six years in a bank as a private client financial advisor. He has been a member of the Conservative Party for over ten years and was Chairman of Bayswater Ward Committee for four years. In Michael’s spare time he likes to attend the gym.

Philip Stephenson-Oliver

Philip Stephenson-Oliver

Vice-Chair Stakeholders; Co-Youth Officer

Philip has been a member of the party since 2008 and joined Westminster north in 2018. He served on Jamie Mcfarlane’s parliamentary campaign as youth coordinator. He joined the Executive council in 2019 in his capacity as chairman of Harrow road and Queen’s Park.  He is both our youth officer and Vice Chair of stakeholder relations.
Guy Snowden

Guy Snowden

Co-Youth Officer

Guy is the Co-Youth Officer for WNCA.

Blessings Kaseke

Blessings Kaseke

Outreach Officer

Blessings has been involved in the constituency since 2019. She has worked alongside candidate Jamie Macfarlane doing door to door canvassing for votes in the 2019 elections. Blessings’ has also participated in canvassing for the Dalgarno ward 2019 and London Mayoral 2021 elections.

Sam Parr

Sam Parr

Business Club Officer

Sam is the Business Club Officer for WNCA. He lives in Little Venice and became involved with the Association in 2021. Sam has been a member of the Conservative Party for over 15 years and has volunteered at CCHQ and in local, mayoral and General Election campaigns. He is a Solicitor.