1 May 03
A list of committees and groups that Councillor Dion is a member of can be viewed in the right hand column of this page.
Listening to people's views and ensuring their perspective is heard. Even if it doesn't get what they want or need, it's important they were able to put their views forward to the right people.
Life away from Council
Xena works full time as a 'Specialist Public Health Practitioner with a health visiting caseload. With a nursing and midwifery background she has worked in health most of her working life both in this country and abroad.
Who could ever tire of our amazingly beautiful natural environment like the Harbour?
Delivering services that fulfil the needs of all the people within the constraints of budgets. Supporting a sound economy for the Town's future which involves providing enough housing for people who do and who will, in the future, contribute an essential role to the town's economy and services in a town that hasn't got much room. Getting more people to take a pride in their Town and get involved.
Too many to mention - enjoying our blue flag beaches on a (rare) hot summer day; boogie boarding when the surfs up; enjoying a glass of wine down on the quay watching the boats.
Running with my dogs through Poole Park or along the bottom of Evening Hill and through the neighbourhoods early in the morning, watching the sun rise. Anything sporty - squash, mountain biking, hiking and especially Zumba!
"If everyone got involved looking after their own little bit of Poole, such as picking up a little bit of litter, and sweeping just a little bit of their road, our town would be even more beautiful. "
"Our local businesses are what keeps our economy afloat. We need to do everything to support them - be they developers, tourist/visitor hosts, retailers or manufacturers."
"Do the 'right thing' for the greater good. It may not always popular with everyone but it's easier to defend!."