Council Chairperson

Gwynedd Council elects a Chairman and Vice-Chairman every 12 months at the Council's annual meeting. The Chairman presides over meetings of the Council and represents Gwynedd Council in civic and ceremonial functions.

In the annual Gwynedd Council meeting on 18 May, Councillor Annwen Daniels (Bowydd a Rhiw – Blaenau Ffestiniog) was elected Chairperson of Gwynedd Council, with Councillor Annwen Hughes (Llanbedr) as Vice-Chair.

A Gwynedd Councillor since 2014, Annwen Daniels has  served on  a number of committees.

On her election as Gwynedd Council Chairperson, Councillor Daniels said:

“I consider it an honour and a privilege to be elected as Gwynedd Council Chairperson. I will do my best to serve all of Gwynedd’s residents during my year in the Chair.”

Councillor Annwen Hughes (Llanbedr) was elected as Vice-Chair.


The Chairman and Vice Chairman can be contacted via:

Sian Ellis Williams

Civic Officer, Gwynedd Council

Council Offices



LL55 1SH


Phone: 01286 679666