Pauline is currently County Councillor for Blackmore Vale Division in North Dorset and also a District and Town Councillor within that rural area. She brings 18 years experience as a local councillor and 35 years in the criminal justice system, with offenders, their families and children. As a Probation Officer and qualified social worker, she has worked with individuals, voluntary organisations and communities in both urban and rural Dorset. She spent 16 years on the Executive Committee of DCA’s forerunner Community Council for Dorset.