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.

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.

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.

Farida Turner

Councillor for Borehamwood Hillside
I'm a mother of two and have lived in Hertsmere since 1964. I became a Town Councillor in 2007 and a Borough Councillor for Hillside ward in 2011. I am a member of the Planning and Licensing Committees and endeavour to help and advise my residents on their individual issues

Victor Eni

Councillor for Borehamwood Kenilworth
I have lived in Borehamwood with my family since 1995 and work locally. I have three children, my eldest recently graduated from our local University of Hertfordshire. I was elected Councillor for Borehamwood Kenilworth ward in 2015 and a Member of the Operational Review Committee and Standards Committee.