The Mayor of Fareham is elected by his/her fellow councillors in May each year. The Mayor will hold this post for one year and he/she does not have any political allegiances.
This year the Mayor of Fareham is Councillor Mrs Connie Hockley, closely supported by her husband Geoff, who will be the Mayor's Consort.
The Deputy Mayor usually becomes Mayor in the following year. The Deputy Mayor for 2016/17 is Councillor Geoff Fazackarley and the Deputy Mayoress is Mrs Tina Fazackarley.
The Mayor's role is to chair Council meetings and represent Fareham at approximately 400 civic events and functions each year, including award-giving receptions and events organised by local voluntary and community groups.
Each Mayor selects at least one charity to support and organises events to raise funds throughout the Mayoral year.
If you would like to invite the Mayor to an event, please fill in the online Mayor invite form and submit it at least 14 days prior to the event.
If the Mayor is unable to attend, the Deputy Mayor will be asked to attend.
For more information about the Mayor's work or to arrange a group visit to the Mayor's Parlour, telephone 01329 824303, email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to:
The Worshipful the Mayor of Fareham
Councillor Mrs Connie Hockley
Fareham Borough Council
For information about planned events or if you would like to hold an event in aid of the Mayor's charity, contact the Mayor on 01329 236100 or email email@example.com.
Either can be contacted via the Mayor's Office: Tel: +44 (0)1329 824303