1. Chairman of the Council
The Chairman of the Council for the 2018/19 municipal year is Councillor Avril Kerswell.
The Chairman represents Teignbridge at all civic and ceremonial events. He or she also chairs full meetings of the Council in accordance with Standing Orders and conducts the meeting in a fair and impartial way. The holder of the office is formally appointed at the first meeting of the Council at the start of the municipal year. As Chairman, they cannot be a member of the Executive although they may be a Member of any of the Council's committees or review groups but only in their capacity as an ordinary Member of the Council.