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Joan is the new Mayor

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Joan is the new Mayor thumbnailThe new Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Councillor Joan Baird, receives her chain from the outgoing Mayor, Alderman Maura Hickey outside the Council offices in Coleraine

THE new Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council is Glens' UUP Councillor Joan Baird, The Chronicle can reveal.
Councillor Baird became the borough's First Citizen last night (Monday) at the council's annual meeting in Coleraine.
Elected as a UUP councillor for Moyle in 2011 and Causeway Coast and Glens Council in 2014, Councillor Baird was awarded the OBE for her services to housing and the community in Northern Ireland in January 2015.
The former Ballycastle schoolgirl has a keen interest in the environment and the work of the RSPB. Over the years, she was employed by the NI Housing Executive where her highest posting was Housing and Planning Manager for the West Region. She retired in 2005.
Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has appointed a female mayor for the third time in its three-year existence.

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