Membership of an IDB includes Elected and Nominated Members.

Elected Members may be any person who owns or occupies land within the Drainage District or is nominated by a landowner or occupier of the drainage district.

Nominated Members may be any person nominated by levy-paying Councils.

Please contact the Clerk should you have an interest in becoming a Member


The current term of office for Elected Members is 3 years with an election of members at the end of each term.

The next election will take place 29th October 2021. See the posted notices below for further information on the election.

Register of Electors Notice 2021:

Inspection Notice – April 2021

Approval of Electoral Register 2021:

Approval of Electoral Register 2021

Notice of Election 2021:

Notice of Election 2021

Nomination Papers:

LDA 1991 – IDB Election Nomination Form 2021 (Anch) word document

LDA 1991 – IDB Election Nomination Form 2021 (Anch) pdf

Notice of No Poll:

Notice of No Poll 2021

Board Members

Alexander Godfrey (Elected) Julie Jackson (Elected)
Cllr Carl Sherwood (Nominated) James Barton (Elected)
Christopher Day (Elected) Cllr Stephen  Bunney (Nominated) WLDC
William Strawson (Elected) John James (Elected)
Hugh Williams (Elected) Jonathan Jackson (Elected)
Ian Dowson (Elected) 3 Nominated Member Vacancy (3 NLC)

Publications relating to Board conduct;

Ancholme IDB  Members Code of Conduct

Register Member Interests


Cllr Nigel Sherwood (Nominated)
Ken Bates (Nominated)
Cllr Jonathan Evison (Nominated)
Peter Jones (Nominated)
Robert Borrill (Elected)
Cllr Roy Holloway (Nominated)
Roger Herring (Elected)
James Akrill (Elected)
Stuart Buckley (Elected)
Helen Rowson (Elected)
Tom Sutton-Nelthorpe (Elected)
Mike Storey (Nominated)
 Julian Anyan (Elected) Roger Douglas (Elected)