For the Councillors Register of interests please follow the link below:
Linda Bellshaw – “I moved to Tedburn St Mary in 1990 when my children were still at school. We loved the countryside and the proximity to Exeter. Very soon after I became a Governor at the Primary School and joined the Tedburn Amateur Dramatic Society appearing in a number of entertaining productions. Since then I have been active in a number of local societies. I originally trained as a Social Worker and latterly was a manager in Devon Social Services and then with the NHS, my last role being focused on safeguarding vulnerable adults.
Pat Moody – Vice Chair. A previous Chair of the council with great experience. I have lived in the village for many years. I have served on all the committees within the Parish Council remit including the Recreation field and am particularly pleased the this area is now open to dog owners so that they too have the facilities to exercise their animals off road.
Margaret Jones – I moved to Pathfinder Village in 2007 having recently retired from my post of 22 years as Youth and Community Worker running a Full time Family Centre in a town on the outskirts of Bristol. I have served on the Council for approximately 9 years. My main interests include my passion for my garden and my love of animals.
Mike Rodda – I have lived in the village for 5 years moving from Longdown where we had a small holding and raised pedigree sheep. After college and university worked for approx 8 years in the NHS before moving into higher education as a senior lecturer. I left this post after about 11 years due to ill health and a couple of years later I began working for MAFF/ DEFRA from where I retired early due to inoperable cancer. I am married with a grown up family. I have a small business helping self employed sole traders with business organisation. I am a member of Tedburn community choir, TADs and play golf at Bovey Tracey Golf club.
I have lived in Tedburn since 1981. I worked as a midwife in Exeter until retirement in 2017. I was a community midwife for a number of years but returned to the Maternity Unit to become Matron of the Ante/ Postnatal ward, where I continued to work until I retire. I am married with two sons and two grandsons that attend the village school. I am also on the Recreation Committee, secretary of the drama group and sing with the choir. I am also involved with horses and interested in wildlife and conservation.
Josephine Herdman – I am now retired and joined the council once more. Previously, I was a GP at Cheriton Bishop Surgery and a former Chair of the TSM Parish Council.
Jane Moore – I moved from Milton Keynes to Pathfinder Village just over 6 years ago. I worked for Abbey National for 15 years and was a Parish Clerk for 8 years. I have always been an active member of the community I live in.
Jane Clark. Clerk to the Council. I have lived in Tedburn for 11 years. I worked for Royal Mail for 17 years as a Communications Manager and before that, many moons ago, I worked on Devon Life magazine. I took on the role of clerk in May 2018. Call me on 07932 386023 if you need to contact the council or email on email@example.com