University of Bath
Dr. Kumar lectures at the University of Bath, where he has been the Course Director for the Interpretation and Translation of Chinese since 2007. Dr. Kumar works hard all year long focusing on issues of pollution, traffic congestion, and housing problems. Through meeting with over a thousand residents in the past few years, Dr. Kumar is a dedicated member of the community who cares about the issues that plague residents of Bathwick the most--the Clean Air Zone, REC, Cleveland Pools, and Transport and Housing. Dr. Kumar is a community event organiser, as well as being fluent in five languages. In the past, Dr. Kumar has worked extensively with students and hopes to facilitate better community services in Bathwick with them. In his spare time, Dr. Kumar enjoys spending time with his son, a national chess player who attends a local Bathwick secondary school. Dr. Kumar’s wife works for the council; together, they care for her ailing mother, which has illuminated the challenges of elder care in the country. Now elected, Dr. Kumar ensures for a better future by thinking globally and acting locally.
44 Powlett Road
Manda Rigby was Bath’s Woman of the Year--a fitting award given to a very active member of the community. She previously served as councillor, held a seat on the residents associations committee, and was the Chair of Bath City Football Club. A resident of Bath for over a decade, Manda demands better regarding the congestion of traffic, issues revolving around housing, and health. Manda is well-qualified to be the voice of Bathwick, as her previous experience stems from senior roles in Microsoft, Cisco, and Netgear. Her skills enable her to be able to support numerous local charities, as well as be the voice Bathwick needs the most.