Pam Doodes was self-employed for over 30 years working in sales management and retail. She served as a District Councillor for 24 years, during that time she held several responsibility posts including Leader and Chairman of the Council. Her interest and emphasis being on people and their wellbeing, community, and charity. She is a Peer Reviewer for the Local Government Association. Pam was also a Parish Councillor for over 10 years. She is heavily involved with community fund raising, and amongst other activity she is currently on the Board of a Local Community Group formed to support clubs, groups, and organisations whose work benefits residents.