Mayor of Spelthorne

Cllr Jean Pinkerton OBE was elected as the new Mayor for Spelthorne at the Annual Council Meeting held on Thursday 17 May

Cllr Pinkerton was first elected to the Council to represent Staines South in 2003. Over the last 15 years she has been a member of, and chaired, various committees and held Cabinet positions with responsibility for Communications, Housing, Health and Wellbeing and Independent Living. She was also elected as Deputy Leader in 2012 and 2013.

Staines has been Cllr Pinkerton's home town for 39 years. She has three daughters, five grandsons and great granddaughter. Prior to her retirement, Cllr Pinkerton, had a long and rewarding career in education and worked as a Headteacher for over 17 years. In 2013 she was awarded the OBE for services to education.