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Jerry Carlisle - Chairman
Jerry has lived in Barley for over 40 years, and has been a Parish Councillor since the mid-1980s.  A chartered surveyor, his working life was in commercial property.  He is now retired.  His interests include most sports, gardening and the environment.
Ian Turner - 
Vice Chairman
Ian has lived in Barley for 29 years and has been a Parish Councillor for most of that time. Ian has worked as a Psychologist, Lotus Car Dealer, Estate Agent, Computer Consultant and is now retired.
Bill Sterland
Bill has lived in the village for four years, having lived abroad for the previous thirteen. Bill is a freelance consultant in international development to primarily charities and NGOs. Interests include gardening, theatre, and the environment.
Laura Childs - 
Parish Clerk
Laura has lived 'over the border' in Barkway for the last 20 years. She is an Office Manager for a landscape gardening company. Laura enjoys walking her dog in the local countryside.
Mel Chammings
Mel has lived in Barley for two years and has spent them restoring Nobles Cottage.This is an ongoing project but she still finds time to enjoy her hobbies of gardening, knitting and dog walking.
Tim Martin - Finance Officer (RFO)
Tim has lived in the village for over 20 years and retired after a career in banking. He has been RFO since 2009, and is responsible for all financial matters from accounting to VAT. 
Yvonne Lee
Yvonne has lived in Barley for over 20 years and is a director at an international property consultancy. Her interests include gardening, travelling and architecture.
Peter McPartland
Peter has lived in Barley for 30 years, and works in Saffron Walden as a financial adviser.  His interests include photography and jazz music.