May Haines - Canford Cliffs

May has been a councillor for Canford Cliffs since 2007. Her background is in finance and her career was in accountancy and banking. With this background she is keen to ensure that the council provides value for money, with front-line services being protected. She has lived in Poole for over ten years with her husband, who was born in Poole and works locally.

May has a special interest in environmental issues and is keen to protect the unique character of Poole. She also wants to ensure that there are suitable homes and jobs for the people of Poole. She is a volunteer with Caring Canines and takes her therapy dog to visit nursing homes.

May sits on numerous committees, including Efficiency and Effectiveness, Environment, and Audit. She is eager to continue working with residents to enhance community spirit and foster cooperation among local traders in order to improve the village for the enjoyment of all. She is aware of the pressures of redevelopment within the area and will continue to work residents to resist inappropriate proposals.

See Also

Mohan Iyengar - Canford Cliffs

Mohan is married with three daughters and has lived in Poole for 12 years. He studied at Harvard and for 20 years has mentored organisations to improve customer service. His business is based in Canford Cliffs ward.Mohan's pledges

Bryan Dion - Penn Hill

Bryan Dion is a 25 year resident of Penn Hill and an active member of the community serving as a school governor, a local charity trustee and member of various social organizations.  He is a retired Army officer having served in combat operations in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Tony O'Neill - Penn Hill

Tony O'Neill. In addition to the environment Tony is passionate about Penn Hill representation from within the new unitary authority.

Ann Stribley - Parkstone

Ann was first elected in April 1977 and has held most senior positions within the Council, she is a former Conservative Group Leader and Deputy Leader of the Council. For most of her political career she has served on the Planning Committee, twice as Chairman since 2007.

Judy Butt - Creekmoor

Judy was first elected in May 1999 and has worked in most areas of council services. She is a former Chairman of LIcensing and Vice Chairman of Planning and Learning Disability Champion and understands how to engage people to participate.

Mike White - Hamworthy

Mike has been a Councillor for Hamworthy East since 2003. He lives in Hamworthy with his wife Jennifer, a local therapist, and they have three grown children.