At present, the parish council consists of five elected members and one co-opted member who will serve a four year term or until the next full parish council election. All parish councillor members are voluntary.

Chairman (May 2017-2018)
Mrs J Bonsall

Vice Chairman (May 2017-2018)
Mrs J Brindley

Mrs S McCurrach
Mrs J Coles
Mr D Prince
Mrs D Currington

The Chairman and Vice Chairman usually change annually during the term of office of the parish council members.

Hartington Nether Quarter Parish Council members have an overall responsibility for the wellbeing of the local neighbourhood. Their work falls into three main categories:

1. representing the local community
2. delivering services to meet local needs
3. striving to improve the quality of life in the local area