Ruth was elected as an Officer of the Association four years ago. Ruth brings invaluable insight into managing a voluntary political organisation. She has worked as an HR Professional for many years and has only recently embarked on a number of new avenues, including becoming a Justice of the Peace.
Town Councillor & Mayor of Mildenhall High Town Council
She began her new responsibilities as a Parish Councillor some 3 years ago and was also elected to Forest Heath District Council for Mildenhall, Market ward. Even more recently Ruth has been appointed as a Magistrate.
Ruth was elected Chairman of Forest Heath District Council for 2017/18 and in 2018 was appointed to the Cabinet as Executive Member for Future Governance, steering the creation of a new West Suffolk Council with St Edmundsbury Borough Council.
Ruth says, "I have many new challenges ahead, combined with a busy family life with my husband, three young adults and two very demanding Westies called Archie and Fergus."