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Council appoints third female mayor

Thursday, 8 June 2017

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Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has appointed a female mayor for the third time in its three year existence.
The Ulster Unionist Party's Joan Baird said she was honoured and privileged to represent citizens of such a beautiful area, as she took over from Alderman Maura Hickey at last night's Annual General Meeting.
“I promise to do all in my power in the year ahead to ensure we are recognised as a highly successful and vibrant council which delivers for its people," she added.
Councillor Baird, who hails from Ballintoy, spent most of her working life as a manager and then assistant director at the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.
She has also lectured at the University of Ulster and is a past Chair of the Chartered Institute of Housing for Northern Ireland and Clanmill Housing Association.
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