Members

The Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority is funded by 2 constituent authorities: Northumberland County Council (NCC) and North Tyneside Municipal Borough Council (NTMBC) with 6 members and 1 member on the Authority respectively. In addition there are 11 Marine Management Organisation (MMO) appointed members and 1 representative from each of the government agencies Environment Agency (EA), Natural England (NE) and MMO (staff member).

You can learn more about our members by viewing their profiles HERE – please see our membership table below:

Name Affiliation
Councillor GR Arckless (Chairman) Northumberland County Council
Mr L Weller (Vice Chairman) Marine Management Organisation appointee
Mr MD Bould Marine Management Organisation appointee
Councillor Mr B Burdis North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council
Mr N Robinson Marine Management Organisation representative
Councillor Mrs J Fearon Northumberland County Council
Mrs C Hedley Marine Management Organisation appointee
Mr D Herriott Marine Management Organisation appointee
Dr Martin Kitching Marine Management Organisation appointee
Councillor Mr J Lang Northumberland County Council
Mr S Lowe Marine Management Organisation appointee
Councillor Mr B Pidcock Northumberland County Council
Professor N Polunin Marine Management Organisation appointee
Mr P Rippon Environment Agency representative
Mr AB Ritchie Marine Management Organisation appointee
Dr C Scott Natural England representative
Mr J Stephenson Marine Management Organisation appointee
Mr IE Thomas Marine Management Organisation appointee
Mr D Thompson Marine Management Organisation appointee
Councillor Mr RJD Watkin Northumberland County Council
Councillor Mr J Woodman Northumberland County Council