Association Officers

John Howard

Association Chairman

John Howard was elected chairman of the Association in March 2018. He brings with him a wealth of business experience both locally and nationally.

Cllr Edward Phillips

Borough Councillor for Bixley Ward & Deputy Group Leader
Deputy Chairman- Political & Campaigning

Eddy was elected to Ipswich Borough Council in May 2014 and re-elected in May 2018. He was previously the Conservative Candidate in St John’s, Priory Heath and Alexandra Wards so has a wealth of campaigning experience across the whole town. He is Deputy Group Leader.

Heather Mills

Deputy Chairman - Finance and Membership

Heather looks after all matters of the association relating to membership, finance, events organisation, volunteer and external engagement.

Mike Scanes

Association Honourary Treasurer

Mike was elected as Association Treasurer at our AGM in March 2018.

He looks after all things relating to finance, data and compliance.

Cllr John Carnall

Borough Councillor, Bixley Ward
Association President

Councillor John Carnall
Ipswich Borough Council - Bixley Ward

Cllr John Carnall was elected to Ipswich Borough Council in June 2004 representing St John's ward. In September 2004 he became the Council's Finance Portfolio Holder and the Deputy Leader in March 2005. John remained in these posts until May 2011. 

Cllr Bob Hall

Borough Councillor - Stoke Park Ward

Bob was previously Borough Councillor for Sprites Ward. He was elected to Stoke Park in May 2017 and re-elected in May 2019. He works closely with fellow councillor Nadia Cenci.