New Mayor of Stevenage

18 May 2017

The Mayor of Stevenage for 2017/18, Councillor Pam Stuart, has taken office.

Pam has been a Councillor for Chells ward since 1990, she was Mayor of Stevenage in 2002/03 and serves on the Overview and Scrutiny, and Licensing Committees, as well as the Environment and Economy Select Committee. She also represents the council on the Kadoma Link which develops relationships between Stevenage and its twin town in Zimbabwe. 

A retired teacher, she taught at Round Diamond Primary School for more than 25 years and is now a Governor at Camps Hill Community Primary School, and a member of the Children's Centre Advisory Board.

Pam, who lives in Chells, has three grandchildren and enjoys walking, swimming and going to live arts events as well as travelling to far flung parts of the world when time permits.

She is looking forward to supporting the many societies and voluntary groups in the town, and values the contribution made by them to the whole of the Stevenage community. She aims to attend as many events as she can and will be accompanied by her Consort, Tony Turner. 

Pam is going to support two charities for 2017/18, The Betty Game Opportunities Trust which offers help in funding further education, and Home Start which provides support for families.

The Deputy Mayor is Cllr Mrs Ann Webb JP.

The new Mayor said: “It’s an honour to serve as Mayor again and I’m looking forward to the next 12 months. As a teacher, a single mother and now a grandmother, I recognise and value the contribution young people make to society. During my year as Mayor, I want to do everything I can to support young people in achieving their full potential in all that they do." 

If you would like to invite the Mayor to your event, email the Mayor’s Secretary