Councillor Kim Ashton served as Deputy Chair of Mid Ulster District Council from March 2015 to June 2016.
First elected to Dungannon & South Tyrone Borough Council in Dungannon Town in 2011, she was elected to the new Mid Ulster District Council in May 2014 to represent the new Dungannon DEA.
She is a member of the Audit Committee and Policy & Resources Committee.
Councillor Ashton is a Director of Dungannon Enterprise Centre, a member of Dungannon Regeneration Partnership, Coalisland and Dungannon Neighbourhood Renewal Partnership, Southern Child Care Partnership Trust Early Years Forum – Armagh and Dungannon Early Years Forum – and Local Government and the Arts, Dungannon Borough Arts Forum.
Kim takes a keen interest in working with the community and promoting the role young people can play in society. Kim is a qualified Accounting Technician.