THE Scottish Liberal Democrats have selected their candidate for the West Garioch ward at May’s council elections.
Councillor Hazel Al-Kowarri, of Kemnay, has worked as Victim Support Scotland area administrator for Aberdeenshire for 15 years. She has also been involved in community activities, as chair of the local Tenants and Residents Association, and is a former community council treasurer.
She said: “I regard myself as a people person and was pleased to have been selected to sit on the Social Work and Housing Committee for the last five years, as well as being Aberdeenshire Council’s representative on the Police Board, Aberdeen Foyer, Grampian Women’s Aid, Gordon Rural Action and Aberdeenshire Housing Partnership.
“I also serve on Garioch Area Committee, and Central Licensing Board. It’s been an absolute privilege to have represented and worked with the residents in my local community.”