Leader of East Lindsey District Council
Since 2007, Doreen has been Leader of East Lindsey District Council. Through the introduction of a number of successful festivals, the council has developed a distinctive contribution to the development of arts and culture for the local community and the many visitors to the area.
Appointed as '2012 Champion for Lincolnshire' in 2007, Doreen was at the forefront ensuring the Cultural Olympiad was the basis of an arts and culture legacy in both East Lindsey and Lincolnshire. The Lincolnshire 2012 Group was extremely successful in encouraging artists to showcase their work.
In 2011 Doreen was elected as a Member of the Local Government Association Culture, Tourism and Sport Programme Board.