Frances Button is the Chairman of Hertfordshire County Council. She was elected in 2015.  

The position of Chairman is held for a period of 2 years.

The Chairman runs meetings of the Council to ensure business is conducted efficiently and in accordance with the law and the Constitution.

The Vice-Chairman is Councillor Roger Beeching who supports the Chairman and helps her to carry out her duties.

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The Chairman also represents the county council at a variety of events across the county, including citizenship ceremonies, awards presentations, the opening of school buildings, charity fundraising events and visits to local hospices.

If you'd like the Chairman to attend an event, contact us. 


Chairman's Secretary
Hertfordshire County Council
County Hall
SG13 8DE