Association President and Deputy Leader of Suffolk County Council Suffolk born and bred, Mary trained as a journalist on the East Anglian Daily Times before she became a political correspondent at Westminster. She returned home to Suffolk in 2004 and soon became involved in her local community leading the campaign to save and upgrade the village hall.
Karen is an Deputy Chairman (Political) on the West Suffolk Conservative Association and County Councillor for Thingoe South. She moved to rural Suffolk 25 years ago with husband Martin to raise their 4 teenage children. As a director and trustee of local companies and charities, Karen would like to give something back to her local community.
Suffolk County Councillor for Row Heath and Forest Heath District Councillor for Lakenheath Colin lives in Lakenheath with his partner Lisa and has been a Councillor since 2006, firstly on Suffolk County Council and since 2011 on Forest Heath District Council as well.
Borough Councillor for Haverhill South and County Councillor for Haverhill Cangle Paula Fox is a serving Borough and Town Councillor for Haverhill South ward, married to Quillon and has three children.
Forest Heath District Councillor for All Saints Ward and County Councillor for Newmarket and Red Lodge Robin lives in the ward and has his own business that helps Councils across the country to modernise and fight poverty in their communities. At Forest Heath District Council he has worked hard to attract new business and investment, protect our heritage and the environment, and plan for the housing residents needs and communities needs.
County Councillor for Blackbourne Division Over her 20 years on the County Council, Cllr Spicer has served in a variety of positions on the front bench - including most recently 4 years as Cabinet Member for Public Protection which included being Chairman of Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service. She chairs the Suffolk Domestic Violence Forum and has been a Police Authority Member for 20 years.