The Mayor of Waverley

The Mayor is the civic head of the council, whose role is non-political. The Mayor carries out ceremonial duties and chairs meetings, but is not able to make decisions about council business.

Within the borough the Mayor is second in precedence only to royalty and the Queen's representative, the Lord Lieutenant.

Current Mayor

The Mayor of Waverley from May 2018 to May 2019 is Councillor Denise Le Gal.

Mayor's chosen charity

The Mayor's chosen charity is ABF The Soldiers' Charity, which supports soldiers and veterans from the British Army, and their immediate families, when they are in need.

The charity makes grants to individuals through their Regiments and Corps and supports a wide range of specialist charities that sustain the British Army 'family', both at home and around the world.

Deputy Mayor

The Deputy Mayor is Councillor Mary Foryszewski.

How to address the Mayor

The correct form of address is as follows:

  • The Worshipful the Mayor of Waverley, Cllr .....'
  • Salutation: 'Dear Mr Mayor' or in the case of a female Mayor, 'Dear Madam Mayor'
  • A female Mayor should not be referred to as 'The Mayoress'. This title is given to a male Mayor's escort/consort and is not necessarily the Mayor's wife.

How to contact the Mayor

Please send correspondence to:

Mayor's Secretary
Council Offices
The Burys


How do I invite the Mayor to my event?

If you would like to invite the Mayor to your event within Waverley please contact the Mayor's Secretary to check the Mayor's availability.

Call : 01483 523209


Once a visit is agreed, we'll ask you to fill in an online form to confirm full details.

Page owner: Vanessa de Chazal. Last updated: 12/02/2019 11:53

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