Lis became a Councillor on the City of Ely Council nearly five years ago and was elected Mayor and Chair of the Council for 2014/2015 and 2015/2016. She is also an elected member of the East Cambridgeshire District Council, whilst remaining a director of a local company.
Richard is a third generation City Councillor and was first elected in 1993, serving Ely West Ward. Richard now represents Ely East, both as a City and District Councillor having also served on the District Council since 1997.
Sue Austen was elected onto the Council in May 2015 and represents the West Ward. She currently sits on the Assets and Acquisition and the Ely/Ribe Association Committees. She is also a member of the Traffic Working Group.
Sheila has been active in local government since 1991 and during this time has been Chairman of East Cambridgeshire District Council and has served twice as Mayor of Ely. She was awarded the MBE in June 2012 for services to local government in East Cambridgeshire.
Christine has lived in the district since 2000 when she moved here with her partner shortly before their daughter was born. Christine was elected to the Council in May 2015 and serves on the Recreation & Cemetery Committee and the Youth Forum.
Ian has been on the City Council since May 2014 and was elected as Chair to the Council and Mayor of the City of Ely 2016/2017 at the Annual Council Meeting, 16th May 2016. In the latter capacity he sits on all of the Council’s committees.