Councillor Linda Norris became the 577th Sheriff of Southampton on 4 June 2014.
First elected in 2008, Linda has served on Adoption, Licensing and Planning Panels and spent three years Chairing The Employment and Appeals Panel; along with a spell on the Member User Group and the Nuffield Theatre Board.
In 2009, Linda started the ''Music in the City Festival' which she is currently Chairing and working on as the main organiser.
The Mayor's Office provides support for the Mayor and Sheriff. The office manages their diaries and provides information and guidance for groups and organisations who wish to invite the Mayor to events.