The first meeting of the new Full Council was held on 19th May 2022, and at it the new leadership was confirmed.
The meeting endorsed a new Conservative/Liberal Democrat/Independent administration.
Leader: Cllr Mark Findlater
Deputy Leader: Cllr Anne Stirling
Provost: Cllr Judy Whyte
Deputy Provost: Cllr Ron McKail
The meeting also appointed chairs and vice-chairs to the relevant policy committee roles, including Stonehaven and Lower Deeside councillor Sarah Dickinson as chair of the Sustainability Committee, with vice-chair Cllr Jim Gifford.
Audit Committee chair: Cllr Ross Cassie
Audit Committee vice-chair: Cllr Stewart Adams
Business Services Committee chair: Cllr Mark Findlater
Business Services Committee vice-chair: Cllr John Cox
Communities Committee chair: Cllr Anne Stirling
Communities Committee vice-chair: Cllr Hannah Powell
Education and Children’s Services chair: Cllr Gillian Owen
Education and Children’s Services vice-chair: Cllr Anne Simpson
Infrastructure Services chair: Cllr John Crawley
Infrastructure Services vice-chair: Cllr Isobel Davidson