Board of Commissioners

Port St Mary Commissioners are an elected Board of seven members, each of whom hold office for a period of 4 years after which time elections are held for all members.  The next election will be held on 24th April 2025.


Carol Bernadette Williams MBE – Chairman

Also representative for  Southern Sheltered Housing Joint Board  

Home Address: Beachcliffe, Primrose Terrace, Port St Mary, IM9 5AP

Occupation: Retired

About: Port St Mary born and bred, Chairman of the Royal British Legion Port St Mary Branch, some of you may know her from her many years   as Port St Mary’s Standard Bearer – and the UK’s National Standard Bearer – for the Royal British Legion Women’s Section; others may recognize her as the first female Sword Bearer for the Tynwald Sword of State, a position she held for 25 years before retiring in 2021.                                                                   

Declaration of Interests: Joint Owner of above address. Chair of PSM Royal British Legion.  Member of PSM Lifeboat Committee.


Laurence Vaughan-Williams – Vice Chairman

Home Address: 1 The Cottages, Arragon Mooar, Old Castletown Road, Santon, IM4 1HB (pending renovation of a property in Port St Mary)

About: Elected in October 2017. Served as Chairman from March to May 2018. Hobbies include walking Winston the Basset, angling, 1960 Alvis, flying Tiger Moth aircraft, Port St Mary concert party
Occupation: Advocate and Barrister at Law
Declaration of Interests: Owner 7 Perwick Road (company property). Kuwait Court of International Arbitration, Manx Classic Car Club, Castletown Golf Club & Vice Chairman of PSM Royal British Legion. 


Norman McGregor Edwards

Home Address: 2 Fistard Grove, Port St Mary IM9 5HT
Elected in August 2018
 Occupation: Retired. Committee member and volunteer at the Manx Aviation and Military Museum
Declaration of Interests: Owner of above address. Trustee of the Manx Aviation and Military Museum. 


Rebecca Gelling


Home Address: 1 Carnane View, Ballakilley, Rushen IM9 5NR

About: To be confirmed 

Occupation: Business Woman.

Declaration of InterestsDirector of Kella Catering Ltd, New Haven Properties, Kellas Limited, Out of The Blue Ltd, Barrule Asset Management Company Ltd, Manxonia Ltd,  & Kella Distillers Ltd.  Manxonia Ltd are the owners of Manxonia House & Beach House.


Robert Callum O’Meara


Home Address: Monaville, Fistard Road, Port St Mary, IM9 5PE


Occupation: Bartender

                              Declaration of Interests: Parents own a public house in the Village. 1 Athol St, Port St Mary, Isle of Man IM9 5DS. Member of PSM Lifeboat.


Jean Teare


Home Address: Creg-Dy-Shee, The Lhargan, Port St Mary, IM9 5AR

About:     Elected 18th April 2024

Occupation: Retired

                              Declaration of Interests: Owner of above address.  Director of St Mary’s Bay Management Ltd.


David Scott


Home Address: 20 Rhenwyllan Close, Port St Mary, IM9 5NJ.

About:  Elected 18th April 2024. Governor at University College Isle of Man.  Member of Isle of Man Yacht Club & Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann. 

Occupation: To be confirmed

Declaration of Interests: Owner of above address & Forrester House, The Promenade.  Member of Isle of Man Yacht Club.