Councillors

List of councillors and their responsibilities (Transparency code paragraph 23).

Garry Taylor of Acaster Malbis Parish CouncilChair of the Council – W G (Garry) Taylor 01904 706548
As chair of the council Garry Taylor is the third generation of the Taylor family to serve the residents of Acaster Malbis. Garry first joined the council in the 1990's. His knowledge of past events and activities will be a great help to the council and parish during this period of great change in legislation and transparency.
Matt Davies of Acaster Malbis Parish CouncilParish Clerk – Matthew (Matt) Davies 01904 702131
Matt Davies is semi-retired following a 34 year career in international freight forwarding, logistics and customs brokerage by air, sea and land. Matt has lived in Acaster Malbis for nine years and was a resident of Bishopthorpe for nearly 20 years. Matt is the only person who is actually employed by the Parish Council. He represents the council at meetings of the Yorkshire Local Council Associations and local Community Policing group. He is also a member of the village Emergency Team.
Pat Harlington of Acaster Malbis Parish CouncilCouncillor Patrick (Pat) Harlington 07899818841
Cllr Harlington is a qualified mechanical engineer and resides on Mill Garth Park. His responsibilities on the council are the representation of other residents on Mill Garth and acting as the council’s webmaster. He does not represent the council on any outside bodies. Although the Parish Council is not legally required to appoint a Data Protection Officer the council has resolved to appoint Pat to undertake this role on a voluntary basis. He does not represent the council on any outside bodies.
Brian Hawkins of Acaster Malbis Parish CouncilCouncillor Brian Hawkins JP 01904 700872
Councillor Hawkins is a former Business and Facilities Manager having worked predominantly within the electricity utility and healthcare sectors. His responsibilities on the council are the representation of residents at Mill Garth Park and crime prevention authorities. He is one of four members of the Parish Council planning committee. He does not represent the council on any outside bodies.
Judith Smith of Acaster Malbis Parish CouncilCouncillor Judith Smith 01904 705816
Cllr Smith is a retired Magistrate and has resided on Mount Pleasant Park for the last seventeen years. Her main responsibility on the Parish Council is dealing with Planning Applications and listening to views or concerns from residents. She also monitors the internet banking and assists the the Chairman in the annual review of the Parish Clerk's role.
David Walker of Acaster Malbis Parish CouncilCouncillor David Walker 01904 705447
Cllr Walker is a retired salesman who resides in Moor End; he is Vice Chairman of the Parish Council and sits on the planning subcommittee. He attends Yorkshire Local Councils Associations and Community Policing meetings meetings with the Parish Clerk.
Rob Jones of Acaster Malbis Parish CouncilCouncillor Rob Jones 07711 165542
Rob is a veterinary surgeon who moved to the village in 2013 with his wife and young family and now wishes to become more involved in the local community. Rob is the Parish Council's nominated Trustee for the Acaster Malbis Memorial Hall. He also monitors the Council's internet banking compliance.
Craig Booth of Acaster Malbis Parish CouncilCouncillor Craig Booth 01904 709535
Craig is the newest member of the Parish Council having joined in September 2019. He is an IT Professional but after 35 years was looking to be more involved in village life as he approached retirement. Since becoming a Councillor he has become one of four members of the Planning Committee and has also been appointed as one of the three Councillors responsible for monitoring the Council’s internet banking.