Alderman John Smyth was first elected to Council in 2001 and has recently been elected for a second term as a councillor to the award-winning Borough of Antrim and Newtownabbey.
He is a strong advocate for community development and is a member of a number of local community groups.
Alderman Smyth realised the need within the community and helped form the well-established Muckamore Credit Union.
He is a member of Antrim Methodist Church and of the Loyal Orders.
The Mayor, Alderman John Smyth, would like to continue the great work that has been carried out by previous Mayors across the Borough to make Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough a place to be proud of and a place to relax and enjoy the fantastic leisure facilities.
Alderman John Smyth and his wife Carol have three children and seven grandchildren.
As Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Alderman Smyth has a number of duties and responsibilities, including:
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