Gillian Ivey was a District Councillor at Selby for 12 years, retiring in 2015.
In her role as a Councillor, Gillian was the lead member for Housing and Leisure services, this included involvement with lettings and maintenance/improvements of the Councils Housing Stock; also the planning & building of a new Leisure Centre which opened in 2015.
Gillian is currently the Chair of the Danvm Drainage Commissioners, and of the Trans Pennine Trail Executive; appointed to both by the Council.
Gillian has also recently become Chair of her Parish Council, and edits the monthly village magazine.
For the past 8 years Gillian has also been involved as a member of the Patient Participation in Research Group for Cancer Research at St. James Hospital in Leeds and is currently working with Health Care professionals at the Clinical Research Facility there.