People

David Breaden

David currently serves as Treasurer on the NTCA Committee. He is a lifelong member of the Conservatives having joined Harrow Weald Young Conservatives in 1964. Since moving to Kent in 1970, David has served in various senior officer positions at Conservative Associations in Faversham and Dover. He also served as a Faversham Town Councillor, 1984-1988. Upon moving to Herne Bay in 1989 he has served as Hon. Treasurer for NTCA from 1998 to 2003 and in 2009. He has been reappointed as Hon. Treasurer at every AGM since March 2013.

Linda Wright

Linda is a Cllr for Birchington South and long serving member of the association and is Deputy Chairman for fundraising for the Margate and Village wards, and currently is an active member of the Birchington Parish Council. 

Reece Pugh

Councillor Reece Pugh was elected as a District Councillor to represent the Thanet Villages in January 2017. Born and raised in Thanet, Reece has a fondness for the Villages and their unique, thriving communities.

George Kup

George Lawrence Kup was appointed as Deputy Chairman for Membership at NTCA in 2018, where he makes sure that the association is keeping its members happy whilst trying to increase NTCA's membership of other fellow Conservatives. George has been working hard to make sure that the Conservatives are the party that represents everyone. He hosts his own radio show, where he debates and spreads awareness of the work that the Conservative government has achieved. He is currently planning Q&A events at local schools to help students get involved in politics and to let them know that you should never be afraid to stand up for what you believe in. Please click on George Lawrence Kup's name to find out more and how to contact him.

Mrs Joy Nock

Mrs Joy Nock, President of NTCA and former Lady Mayoress of Canterbury and wife of the late leader of Canterbury City Council Jim Nock OBE, is the Deputy Chairman of North Thanet Conservative Association with responsibility for fundraising in Herne Bay. In this capacity Joy helps to arrange a wide variety of fundraising activities across the Herne Bay Area with the aim of raising vital fund to help us continue our campaigning and other work.

David Thomas

Councillor David Thomas was elected in May 2015 and represents Heron Ward alongside Councillor Joe Howes and Councillor Andrew Cook. David currently sits on the planning committee at Canterbury City Council. He is self employed and runs his own garden maintenance business. In his spare time David likes to keep fit and has a passion for martial arts. Click on Thomas' name to find out more and how you can contact him.

Ian Stockley

Councillor Stockley represents the Beltinge Ward in Herne Bay alongside his wife, Councillor Jeanette Stockley. Following his studies at the British horological institute, Ian was a self employed full-time clock repairer for 16 years. Please click on Councillor Stockley's name for more information and how to get in contact with him.

Jeanette Stockley

Councillor Stockley was elected in May 2015 and represents the Beltinge Ward and is the current chairperson for the Standards Committee at Canterbury City Council. Prior to being elected Jeanette was a Teaching Assistant at a Grammar School in Thanet for 10 years, but is now employed full time within her husband's business as well as a Trustee for the Herne Bay Pier. Click on Councillor Stockley's name to find out more and how to contact her.

Sam Bambridge

Councillor Sam Bambridge represents Westgate-on-Sea and was elected in May 2015. Sam comes from a strong business background, having run recruitment organisations internationally in addition to spearheading community projects to alleviate homelessness, combat drug addictions and supporting those in need. To find out more and how to contact her please click on Councillor Bambridge's name.

Jonathan Curran

Councillor for Garlinge Ward
Jonathan Curran is Thanet District Councillor for Garlinge Ward, he can be contacted using the details below: