People

Sir Roger Gale

Sir Roger Gale is the current Member of Parliament for North Thanet.  

Emma Dawson

Councillor Emma Dawson was elected as a County Councillor for Birchington and Rural in May 2017 and as a District Councillor to represent Cliftonville West in May 2015. Emma has lived in Thanet for 34 years and particularly loves her home village of Birchington. Her early working life was spent within the social health care sector looking after patients in the NHS and residential settings. Please click on Councillor Dawson's name to find out more and how to contact her.

Kerry Boyd

Kerry was appointed as Deputy Chairman in April 2016 and oversees the Conservative Future membership at NTCA. Kerry is passionate about young people's issues, education and community engagement. Kerry has worked in variety of different settings including a secondary school, a young people's charity and most notably as Youth Commissioner for the Office of the Kent Police and Crime Commissioner. She is very keen to hear from young conservative members and actively arranges meet ups for local Conservative Future members. Click on Kerry's name to find out more and how to contact her.

Ann Taylor

Councillor Taylor represents the Reculver Ward.

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.