Officers & Council Members 2022

Position

Name

Patron

Lady Marlesford

Chairman

Edward Martin

Vice Chairman & Treasurer

Stephen Beaumont

Membership Secretary

Dr Joanna Martin

Bursaries

Judith Gowland

Council Member

Julie Cooke

Council Member

Dr Judith Gowland

Council Member

Loesje Houghton

Council Member

Haidee Stephens

Council Members 2022

Edward Martin
Chairman

Edward Lives at Sudbourne. Retired archaeologist and landscape historian (formerly with Suffolk County Council), SGT founder member and Chairman, 2004-2008.

Stephen Beaumont
Vice-Chairman and Treasurer

Stephen lives at Theberton. He was chairman of SGT between 2013-2017.

Dr Joanna Martin
Membership Secretary

Joanna lives at Sudbourne. She is a Historian, author and former history journal editor.  She is a SGT founder member.

Julia Plumb

Julia lives at Chattisham. She is a vet with a smallholding with sheep, hens, fruit trees and a range of interesting ornamentals.

Julie Cooke

Julie lives at Brent Eleigh. She is a children’s book illustrator, a graduate of Otley College gardening courses, and has worked in gardening for 21 years.

Dr Judith Gowland
Bursaries and Grants Officer

Judith lives at Braiseworth. She is a Conservator/restorer of art on paper and a tutor of City & Guilds at London Art School. She is a returned SGT Council member.

Loesje Houghton

Loesje lives in Woodbridge. She set up a Theatrical Agency for Creatives in the 1990’s. This has now been sold, but she is still involved in the arts. She has led the work on creating a new SGT website.

Haidee Stephens

Haidee lives at Sudbury. Garden designer (Pickard School of Garden Design). Also runs a volunteer gardening project for ActivLives in Sudbury. Formerly Norfolk County Council’s biodiversity manager, Wild Anglia’s operations manager, and estuaries officer for Coast and Heaths AONB.