Chairman of the Council

Chairman of the Council

The Chairman of Rochford District 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 2022 - May 2023 is Cllr Mike Steptoe

Currently a District Councillor for the Roche South Ward, Councillor Steptoe has been a Member of Rochford District Council since 2008 and lives in the parish of Barling Magna.

Cllr Steptoe will be supported during his Civic year by Councillor Jo McPherson, who has been a Member of Rochford District Council since 2010 and looks forward to supporting the Chairman in his Civic role.

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.