People

Jane Storey

Jane Storey was born in Pakenham and brought up in Tostock.  She went to school in Elmswell and Bury and lived in Badwell Ash and then Norton before moving to Woolpit in 2013.   She enjoys being a part of the community and is a non-playing member of Woolpit Cricket Club.Jane has been Suffolk County Councillor for the Thedwastre North Division for 13 years and is currently Chairman of the Council. She is also a member of the Scrutiny Committee.

Gary Green

Gary Green was born in Stowmarket and has lived there almost all his life. He is a firefighter at RAF Wattisham.He has represented Stowmarket as a Town, District and County Councillor for the past 8 years and is on a number of committees.On Suffolk County Council he is Chairman of the Rights of Way Committee.At Mid Suffolk District he is Vice-Chairman of the Regulatory Committee/Licensing Act 2003 Committee and sits on the Joint Health and Safety Committee

Beccy Hopfensperger

Beccy has lived in Bury St Edmunds and the surrounding area all her life. She is married with two young children and runs her own business, together with her husband.

Barry Humphreys MBE

Barry joined the army as a private and rose through the ranks to qualify as an Apache helicopter pilot with the rank of Major. He left the army and now works locally. He and his wife live in Stowmarket and he was re-elected to the Town and Mid Suffolk District Councils in May 2015. He is currently Deputy Mayor of Stowmarket and sits on the following District Council Committees:              Development Committee ‘B’     Planning Referrals Committee     Joint Health and Safety Committee

Sarah Broughton

Sarah Broughton came to live in Great Barton 21 years ago and has been a Borough councillor since 2007. She is currently Chairman of the Performance and Audit Scrutiny Committee and the Treasury Management Sub- Committee.Sarah also sits on the following committees:

Dave Muller

Dave moved to Stowmarket in 2010I and lives on Cedars Park with his wife Lois who was born and bred in Stowmarket. He took early retirement after 38 years in the Civil Service. He is currently a Director of Cedars Park CIC Ltd and has managed the Community Centre since it opened in May 2013.                                            

Simon Brown

Simon moved to Pakenham in 1983 and grew up there, attending Pakenham Primary, Ixworth Middle and Thurston Upper Schools.  Charlotte, his wife, grew up in Honington and they now live in Ixworth with their three sons.Simon co-founded FamilyCarersNet, a social enterprise which  supports family carers across Suffolk.He sits on the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

Derek Osborne

Derek and his wife Caroline have lived in Walsham since 2003.  He was formerly a Metropolitan Police Officer and a Travel Consultant. He has been a District Councillor for the Rickinghall and Walsham Ward for 8 years. He is the current Council Chairman and serves on the following committees:         Joint Scrutiny         Housing Programme Steering Board 

Sara Mildmay-White

Sara has lived in Rougham for 36 years. Last year she retired after working as a cardiac nurse at West Suffolk Hospital for 10 years.Sara is currently Deputy Leader of St Edmundsbury Borough Council and Portfolio Holder for Housing and sits on several council committees:             Anglia Revenues and Benefits Partnership Joint Committee            Joint Officer Appointments Committee

Esther Jewson

Esther has strong family ties in East Anglia and lives locally with her husband and two children. She works for the NHS and has been a Parish Councillor for a number of years.  She was elected to the District Council in May 2015 and currently sits on the following committees:        Regulatory Committee/Licensing Act 2003 Committee        Joint Health and Safety Committee