The elected mayor

Who is the Elected Mayor?

Elected Mayor of Watford

Dorothy Thornhill is the Mayor of Watford. Dorothy was elected as the borough's first Directly Elected Mayor in May 2002, and was re-elected in 2006, 2010, and 2014.

As Mayor, Dorothy represents the council and the borough on a local, national and international platform. You can read more about what the Elected Mayor does later in this section.

If you would like to get in contact with Dorothy, then you can:

  • phone Dorothy at the Town Hall on 01923 278371
  • email
  • follow Dorothy on her Facebook page (/DorothyThornhill) and Twitter (@mayordorothy)

If you would like to receive the Mayor's e-newsletter, then please let her know by emailing her at and asking to be added to her distribution list.

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