Chairs and vice-chairs of the council

The duty of the chair is to represent and promote the council at all civic and ceremonial occasions as well as chair the full council meetings.

The position of chair is held by a councillor and is apolitical.

The chair of the council is appointed each year in May at the council's annual general meeting and the position is held for a period of one year.

A vice-chair is also appointed to represent the chair should they be unable to accept an invitation.

If you wish to invite the chair of the council to attend an event to undertake official duties in the first instance please contact:

Lauren Wood,
Personal assistant to the chair,
North Yorkshire Council,
Room 2,
County Hall,
North Yorkshire

Tel: 01609 533722

Please do not contact the chair or vice-chair direct or send correspondence to their home. All communications must come through the chair's personal assistant.