People

David Whybrow

David comes from a farming background and has lived locally for more than ten years. His wife, Anne,  is from Ringshall was a councillor for many years.  They have recently moved into the ward.  In May 2015 he was elected as District Councillor for Ringshall Ward and serves on the following committees:        Planning Referrals Committee        Joint Staff Consultation Committee

Terry Clements

Terry has lived in Stanningfield all his life.  He and his wife have been married for more than 40 years and raised three children there. He is a trustee of Abbeycroft Leisure and on the Board of Suffolk Sport. On St Edmundsbury Borough Council, Terry represents Horringer and Welnetham and is a member of the Sustainable Development Working Party.Terry has represented Thingoe South on Suffolk County Council for some years and is the Member with Responsibility for: Suffolk as the Most Active County.

Nick Gowrley

Nick Gowrley is married to Heather and lives in Stowmarket.  In 1988, he joined Mid Suffolk District Council and worked for the council for the next 23 years. He is a Governor at the Kingsfield Pupil Referral Unit and an active trustee of the Stowmarket Citizens Advice Bureau.  In May 2015, Nick was elected to the Mid Suffolk District Council and the Stowmarket Town Council. He is the Portfolio Holder for Housing and serves on the following committees:            Executive Committee (Vice-Chairman)

Terry Buckle

Terry has lived on Moreton Hall with his wife, Pam, for over 25 years and has been a borough councillor for twelve years.Terry is a former Mayor of St Edmundsbury and currently sits on the following   committees:            Licensing and Regulatory Committee (Vice-Chairman)            Licensing Act Sub-Committee            Licensing and Regulatory Sub-Committee

Pete Thompson

Pete graduated with a degree in Law in 1998. He then ran his own business for 12 years before moving to Bury. He now works in transport and agriculture and has settled in Moreton Hall with a young family.He was elected to the Borough Council in 2015 as one of three for Moreton Hall and sits on the following committees:    Licensing and Regulatory Committee    Performance and Audit Scrutiny Committee    West Suffolk Joint Growth Steering Committee    Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Substitute)

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: