From the Mayor of Dudley, Andrea Goddard
Cllr Andrea Goddard was named the borough’s first citizen at full council on 18 May 2023
Cllr Andrea Goddard has been a councillor for nine years and served as deputy Mayor last year. Over the next year Cllr Goddard will be the borough’s ambassador with fellow councillor Cllr James Clinton as her consort.
Cllr Goddard has selected four charities she will be helping to raise money for – Dudley Community First Responders, Mary Stevens Hospice, UpsnDowns and Prostate Cancer UK.
Deputy Mayor of Dudley
Councillor Peter Lee 2023-24
Councillor Lee will take up the role of Deputy Mayor with his wife Gloria Lee as Deputy Mayoress.
Cllr Lee represents the Amblecote ward of Dudley borough.
THE ROLE OF THE DEPUTY MAYOR
A deputy Mayor of the borough is elected every year at the council’s annual meeting at the same time as the Mayor is elected. They also serve in the role for a year.
During this time the Deputy Mayor attends many civic and ceremonial functions and represents the Mayor in their absence.