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The Mayor 2017-18

About the Mayor of 2017-18.

Councillor Lynne Sparks is the Mayor of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council.Lynne Sparks Mayor

Councillor Lynne Sparks became a ward Councillor for Hatfield Villages in 2010, was Mayor from May 2015 - May 2016 and is hugely honoured to have become Mayor for a second term.

Lynne has lived in Hatfield for 20 years with her husband, Ian. They have three children in their twenties.  Lynne gave up full time work last year to care for their disabled daughter, having previously worked at the Environment Agency in Hatfield for 18 years in the Flood Risk Management division.  

Lynne enjoys supporting a number of local charities, social networking, organising community events and is involved in various community based projects, including working with the fire service, local churches, university and as a police volunteer.

Councillor Sparks has chosen 'Celebrating Welwyn Hatfield' as a theme for her year as Mayor.  From the dedicated and passionate people who make the borough a better place to our environment and thriving local economy, Lynne wants to champion everything that makes Welwyn Hatfield a special place to live.

In keeping with the theme, Lynne will be raising money for local community groups, charities and projects to support the people doing fantastic things in the community and ensuring a range of charities and community groups benefit from her fundraising efforts. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with Councillor Sparks to share and promote the remarkable work taking place across the borough.

You can also follow Councillor Sparks on Twitter:@lynnesparks.

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