Cllr Fran Oborski, Wyre Forest District Council
Fran was first elected to Wyre Forest District Council in 1973 and has served continuously ever since.
She has been a member of Worcestershire County Council since 2001 and Honorary Consul for West Midlands of the Republic of Poland.
Born in London, brought up in South Wales, she trained as a teacher at the then Worcester College of Education and then taught in Shropshire, Wolverhampton and Birmingham.
She spent her final 10 years before retirement as Birmingham LEA Adviser with responsibility for Raising the Attainment of Children in Care.
She represents the Wyre Forest DC on Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee.
She is the Joint Opposition Lead on Education and Health; Worcestershire CC, Chair of the Wyre Forest Local Children and Young People's Partnership and personal trustee, Kidderminster and District Youth Trust.
She is also Governor of various Wyre Forest Schools (Vice Chair at King Charles 1 High and new Wyre Forest School (Generic All Age Special School) and a former Mayor of Kidderminster.