Chairman of the Council

 Cllr Robin Dray - Chairman of the Council

Chairman of the Council

The Chairman of the Council is the ‘First Citizen’ of the Rochford district.

As well as presiding over Council meetings and attending local events on behalf of Rochford District Council, the Chairman represents the district at functions organised by neighbouring civic heads and other organisations which may benefit the district and its residents.

The Chairman of Rochford District Council for the period May 2020 - May 2021 is Cllr Robin Dray

Currently a District Councillor for the Wheatley Ward, Councillor Dray has been a member of Rochford District Council since 2013 and served as Vice-Chairman of the Council for the 2018/19 Civic Year. Cllr Dray has lived in the district for 24 years, currently residing in Rayleigh, and has one daughter.

Cllr Robin Dray will be supported in his role as Chairman by Vice-Chairman, Cllr Mrs Carole Weston, currently serving as a District Councillor for Hockley and Ashingdon Ward

Inviting the Chairman to your event

If you would like to invite the Chairman to your local event, please complete a Chairman’s Engagement Form – available in the Related Content section.

If you require further information or have any queries please contact the Civic Officer by email at: civic.officer@rochford.gov.uk.