Chairman of the District of the Derbyshire Dales

A civic role, the Chairman of the District of the Derbyshire Dales is elected at the annual meeting of the council and serves for a civic year.

The Chairman of the District of the Derbyshire Dales wears a ceremonial chain of office at official engagements and generally represents the District Council at more than 50 functions throughout the year, organising special fund-raising events for nominated charities.

The role of Chairman of the District of the Derbyshire Dales is different from that of Chairman of the District Council, which is a more strategic leadership role.

The 2020/21 Chairman of the District of the Derbyshire Dales is Councillor Helen Froggatt , following on from Councillor Tony Morley, whose civic year ended at the District Council's annual meeting on 22 July 2020. 

Councillor Steve Wain has been appointed Vice-Chairman of the District for the coming year.

Previous Chairmen

2010s

2000s

  • 2009-10 Cllr D.T. Barker
  • 2008-09 Cllr Mrs C.A. Hunt
  • 2007-08 Cllr K.C. Bull
  • 2006-07 Cllr F.B. Elliott
  • 2005-06 Cllr Mrs I. Ratcliffe
  • 2004-05 Cllr D. Hoskin
  • 2003-04 Cllr J.R. Goodison
  • 2002-03 Cllr I. Bates
  • 2001-02 Cllr T.L. Boam
  • 2000-01 Cllr Mrs C.M.N. Crowther

1990s

  • 1999-00 Cllr Mrs J.N. Bevan JP
  • 1998-99 Cllr A.S. Thomas
  • 1997-98 Cllr A.R. Hodkinson
  • 1996-97 Cllr C.P. Brindley
  • 1995-96 Cllr D.R. Burton
  • 1994-95 Cllr C.H. Birch
  • 1993-94 Mrs P.V. Edwards MBE
  • 1992-93 Cllr Mrs J.A. Twigg
  • 1991-92 Cllr Mrs O.M. Allen
  • 1990-91 Cllr Mrs E.M. Plumbly

1980s

  • 1989-90 Cllr B. Oldfield
  • 1988-89 Cllr K.C. Bull
  • 1987-88 Cllr C.B. Hoole
  • 1986-87 Cllr Mrs J.T. Naylor
  • 1985-86 Cllr F.W. Glossop
  • 1984-85 Cllr Mrs M.E. Gillan
  • 1983-84 Cllr G.E.M. Stevens
  • 1982-83 Cllr F.E. Holland
  • 1981-82 Cllr J Stevenson MBE
  • 1980-81 Cllr W.H. Doxey MBE, JP

1970s

  • 1979-80 Cllr L.R. Rose OBE
  • 1978-79 Cllr Mrs C.M.N. Crowther
  • 1977-78 Cllr G.T. Ward MBE, JP
  • 1976-77 Cllr E.J. Smith
  • 1975-76 Cllr G.J. Peach MBE
  • 1973-75 Cllr D.A. Fisher, JP

 

Chairman of the District of the Derbyshire Dales Cllr Tom Donnelly, his wife Denise and Vice Chairman Councillor Steve Flitter