Councillor Ann Davies: Profile

May 19, 2016

Councillor Ann Davies was born in Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant, Montgomeryshire. She received her eduction at Ysgol y Green and Llanfechain Primary Schools before moving to Llanfyllin High School. She later moved to North Wales to undertake her nurse training. She worked for the NHS as a trained nurse and subsequently worked in Ysgol Mornant as a Nursery Nurse for 18 years.

Cllr Davies has lived in Rhuddlan for 49 years and has 2 daughters and 3 grandchildren. She is a fluent Welsh speaker and a member of the Ebeneser Chapel in Rhuddlan.

Cllr Davies has served as a Town Councillor for Rhuddlan since 2006 and was appointed as Mayor in 2014/2015. During this year she raised nearly £5000 for her charities, Hope House Children’s Hospice and Positive Action for Stroke. She feels strongly about protecting the historic buildings and heritage of Rhuddlan.

Cllr Davies has been a volunteer for various organisations, including St Kentigerns Hospice, Hope House Committee Member and WRVS. She was an Assembly appointed member of the Community Health Council and was also an Authority member on the Betsi Cadwadlar Community Health Council, where she represented the board on the Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening and the Cross Party Group on Stroke at the Welsh Government, where she was able to highlight local issues. She has been involved in Glan Clwyd Hospital inspections and was responsible for implementing the inspections to monitor protected meal times. She is conversant with many health and welfare issues facing the local community.

Cllr Davies was a Governor of Ysgol y Castell for 7 years, where she chaired the Health and Safety Committee. She supported the school in gaining the DCC Allocated Community Based Funding scheme to provide 12 new computers for school and community use.

Cllr Davies has represented Rhuddlan as a County Councillor since 2008 and has sat on the DCC Planning Committee and Partnerships Scrutiny Committee and various sub-committees.

She was appointed as Carers Champion since 2008 and has helped many local people gain financial, physical and emotional support and raised awareness of the needs of carers.

She was appointed Chair of DCC Social Services and Housing Committee for 2010/11.

Cllr Davies was appointed as Vice-Chair of DCC in 2015 and is very much looking forward to representing Denbighshire in her role as Chair during the coming year.


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