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Members at The Old Vicarage, HelmsleyMembers at The Old Vicarage, Helmsley

The Members of the Authority are not directly elected but are appointed by the local councils and the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

Chair: Mr Jim Bailey

Deputy Chair: Mr M Bowes

North Yorkshire County Council Members

Mr D Jeffels 
Orchard Cottage, 19 Hall Garth Lane, West Ayton, Scarborough, YO13 9JA

Ms H Moorhouse
Easby Mill, Low Easby, Great Ayton, TS9 6JQ

Mrs C Patmore
The Old Post Office, Oulston, York, YO61 3RA

Mr J Ritchie
2 Pinfold Close, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6UZ

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council Members

Mr C Massey
20 Medbourne Close, Eston, TS6 9QF

Mr M Dick
85 Marshall Drive, Brotton,  TS12 2UW 

Ryedale District Council Members

Mr J R Bailey (Chair)
Grange Farm, Spaunton, Appleton le Moors, York, YO62 6TR

Mrs J Frank
7 Kildare Garth, Kirkbymoorside, York, YO62 6LN

Scarborough Borough Council Members

Mr G Coulson
5 Iburndale Lane, Sleights, Whitby, YO22 5EL

Mr C Pearson
Hill House Farm, Lealholm, Whitby, YO21 2QS

Hambleton District Council Members

Mr D Hugill
Turtle Hill Farm, Faceby, Middlesbrough, TS9 7BZ

Secretary of State Appointed Members

Ms A Fisher
34 Castlegate, Kirkbymoorside, York, YO62 6BJ


Ms Sarah Oswald
26 Winthropp Close, Malton, YO17 7FL

Mr A Scott, CBE
14 New Walk Terrace, York, YO11 4BG

Mr Jeremy Walker
Kirby House, Cold Kirby, Thirsk, YO7 2HL

Secretary of State Appointed Parish Members

Mr L Atkinson
Fulmar Cottage, Stoupe Brow, Ravenscar, Scarborough, YO13 0NH

Mr M Bowes
Raisdale Mill House, Chop Gate, Stokesley, TS9 7JS

Mrs E Dent
Craven Garth, Rosedale East, Nr Pickering, YO18 8RH 

Mr E Sanderson
Wardle's Farm, Egton, North Yorkshire, YO21 1TX