People

Oliver Dowden MP

MP for Hertsmere
Hertsmere is my home patch. I was born and grew up here and still live in the area with my wife and two young children. I went to Parmiter’s School near Watford and then went on to study law at Cambridge University.

Morris Bright MBE

Leader of the Council and Councillor for Elstree
I have been the Leader of Hertsmere Borough Council for 10 years, having first been elected as a Conservative Councillor in 1999. I am also an elected member of Hertfordshire County Council, where I am the Deputy Cabinet member for Resources, Property and the Economy.

Charles Goldstein

Councillor for Aldenham East
I first became a Councillor for Aldenham East ward in 2006 and have worked across the Planning, Performance, Housing, Community Safety and Communications portfolios.

John Graham

Deputy Leader of the Council and Councillor for Aldenham East
I have been the Deputy Leader of Hertsmere Borough Council for 10 years, having first been elected as a Conservative Councillor in 1998. I have been the Finance and Property portfolio holder since the cabinet system was implemented in Hertsmere in 2001.

Caroline Clapper

Councillor for Aldenham West
I have served as a County Councillor for Hertfordshire County Council since June 2009. I am now Hertsmere Borough Councillor for Aldenham West and I am the Portfolio Holder for Leisure, Culture & Health at Hertsmere Borough Council.

Susan Brown

Councillor for Borehamwood Brookmeadow
I have lived in Borehamwood for almost 50 years with my family and served on the Borough Council for over 7 years. I was recently also elected to County Council.

Alan Plancey

Councillor for Borehamwood Brookmeadow
I've lived in Borehamwood for over 40 years with my family. I am married and a father, grandfather and great grandfather! I have been a Councillor in County Council and for Borehamwood North and South for 9 years and in the Borehamwood Brookmeadow ward for 3 years.

Gary Silver

Councillor for Borehamwood Brookmeadow
I have lived in Elstree and Borehamwood for over 20 years, and first became a Councillor for the Borehamwood Brookmeadow ward in May 2015. I live here with my wife and two children. I'm currently a member of the Operations Review Committee and the Joint Meeting of the Overview & Performance and Scrutiny Committee.

Linda Silver

Councillor for Bushey Park
I was first elected to serve on Hertsmere Borough Council in 1974, I retired in 2007 and stood for election again on Hertsmere in 2008 and was Deputy Mayor and then Mayor in 2010.

Meenal Sachdev

Councillor for Borehamwood Hillside
I've lived in Borehamwood for nearly 15 years, being the first female Indian Councillor elected for Borehamwood Hillside ward in May 2015. I live here with my husband and two young boys. I'm a member of the Licensing, Member Development and Policy Review committees for Hertsmere Borough Council.