The Joint Burial Committee consists of Councillors from West Crewkerne Parish Council and Crewkerne Town Council, who jointly own and manage Townsend Cemetery. Meetings are held five times a year and the Chairmanship of the Committee usually alternates between a Crewkerne Town Councillor and a West Crewkerne Parish Councillor each year. The Town Clerk acts as Clerk to the Joint Burial Committee.
Chair: Cllr. Julia Borland (West Crewkerne PC)
Vice Chair: Cllr. Mike Best
Members: Cllrs. Steve Ashton, Caroline Broom (West Crewkerne PC), Frank Freeman (West Crewkerne PC), Andrea Stuart, Alice Samuel, Nigel Draycott.