Members of the Parish Council
Chair of the Parish Council
Stewart is Chair of the Parish Council and is a member of the Finance Committee. He acts as City of York Council Liaison and the Yorkshire Local Councils Association. Stewart is a member of the Millennium Trust.
Ian has ongoing responsibilities for Field 84, Riverside and Footpaths.
Ian is also on the Finance Committee and the Community Emergency Planning Committee.
Carole will once again be the Parish Council link to the local Police. She will combine this role together with her other responsibilities of Vernon House, Senior Citizen / Accessibility Liaison, and the Parish Council Liaison with the Junior School. She is on the Youth Award Committee and is responsible for Sports & Leisure, involving Youth Support and Children’s Recreation & Play Area.
Chris will be Secretary of the Village Hall Management Committee and a member of the Planning Committee for the forthcoming year. Chris is on the Sports & Leisure Committee, which helps to look after the Sports Field, Pavilion and Playgroup. This year, Chris will be responsible for the Pinfold & Sensory Garden.
Chairman of the Planning Committee
Jeannie heads up the Planning Committee again during 2019-20, with responsibility for overseeing all village planning applications.
She is responsible for the Parish Council Web Pages. This year, she continues to join Carole in Environmental and Sustainability.
Jeannie is the PC liaison for Bishopthorpe Library.
Ian joined the Parish Council in 2016. He sits on the Planning Committee. Ian also takes responsibility for Allotments.
Ian is responsible along with Carole for the affairs of Vernon House / Senior Citizens.
Vice Chair of the Parish Council
Dave joined in 2017. He is the Chairman of the Village Hall Management Committee this year.
Dave is the liaison for Bishopthorpe Infant School.
Mike joined the Parish Council in 2018. In 2019-2020, he will be the lead for Emergency Planning again.
He will be responsible, together with Chris Gajewicz, for Sports & Leisure, involving Youth Support and Children’s Recreation & Play Area.
Lisa re-joined us in 2020. She is Vice Chairman of the Parish Council for 2021-22 and will is also a member of the Village Hall Management Team.