Parish Council Members

The Parish Council consists of seven members, who are elected for a period of four years, the last elections being in May 2023. If you are interested in becoming a councillor, having an issue placed on the Council's agenda for the next meeting, or would simply like to know more about who is representing Yaxham's interests, you can find the councillors' contact details below.

Contact Information:

Maggie Oechsle (Chairman)

Responsible for Grass and Hedge cutting
Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group and Staffing Committee.

Council appointee to Townlands Charity

Ben Conway (Vice-Chair)

PC Rep to Yaxham Primary School and Staffing Committee

Council appointee to Townlands Charity


Bob Gust
Responsible for SAM2, Playground Inspections and PC Rep to YVAA
Graham Howe                                                                                                     

Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group                                                

Chris Couves
Staffing Committee, Responsible for: Playground Inspections
Paul Bone 

Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group and Internal Audit Control Officer

Gary Davison

Staffing Committee and Responsible for: Grass and Hedge cutting, Defibrillator, SAM2 and Planters