As Sheriff of Poole, Councillor Jo Clements will support the Mayor with his civic duties and responsibilities. She has served as a Councillor for the Newtown Ward since 2010.
The role of the Sheriff supports the Mayor and Deputy Mayor in Civic duties and responsibilities. The Sheriff usually receives a small allowance of £750 to help with expenses. The Councillor serves a year as Sheriff, then becomes the elected Mayor before finally becoming Deputy Mayor.