Roma has represented Batchwood ward on the District Council for over 20 years. She was a magistrate on the St Albans bench for 15 years and Mayor of St Albans from 2000-2001.
Roma has extensive knowledge of health provision in St Albans through her work as a lay member of the former Community Health Council. As a former portfolio holder for housing, Roma has particular expertise in housing matters and has helped many residents with housing issues. She has also led the District Council’s strategy to support the retail and pub trade in St Albans through the hugely popular Retailer of the Year competition.
Roma chairs the Internal Performance Scrutiny committee and sits on the St.Albans Health & Wellbeing Partnership, the Car Park Contract working party and the Appeals Panel.
Malachy grew up and attended school in St Albans, before going into the legal profession. He currently works as a court advocate for a government department. But he has always been first and foremost a community advocate. In 2006 he was made an Honorary Alderman of the City in recognition of his service to the local community, having previously served as a District Councillor for twelve years.
Malachy sits on Planning Committee Central, the Licensing and Regulatory Committee and the Licensing Sub-Committee.