Mayor of Dacorum

The Mayor of Dacorum for 2024-2025: Councillor Brenda Link

The Mayor is the first citizen of the borough and is elected to the post by fellow councillors at the annual meeting of the Council in May each year. The role of Mayor is a non-political position and during the mayoral year, a Mayor puts aside Council duties to concentrate on the role as the town's first citizen.

In addition to chairing the Council meeting, the Mayor attends many different types of functions throughout the borough. These include representing the Council at civic functions, receiving dignitaries, attending formal dinners and church services, opening events, talking to clubs and societies and visiting schools. On occasions, the Mayor hosts visits to the Mayor's Parlour from various groups or organisations. The Mayor also has a deputy to stand in if they are unavailable.

The Mayor's correct title is The Worshipful the Mayor of the Borough of Dacorum.

Councillor Catherine McArevey was appointed Deputy Mayor for 2024-2025.

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About the Mayor

Brenda Link has been a Dacorum Borough Councillor for nearly 19 years, representing Highfield Ward. Brenda recently served on three committees: Housing, Appeals and the Licensing, Health and Safety Committee, where she was Vice Chair. She also serves on the Highfield Community Centre Committee.

Most of her life she has spent bringing up for four children, and later on grandchildren and great grandchildren. In the past she has volunteered at a children’s club called Highflyers, which she did for seven years. She also volunteered at a youth club based at St Paul's church. She is a founder and committee member of the Gadebridge Gals WI group, as well as a founder member of AVID (Arts Venue Dacorum) and is very passionate about this cause.

Contact information

Mayor's Office
Dacorum Borough Council
The Forum
Hemel Hempstead
Telephone: 01442 228202

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