Councillor Roz Smith

Party: Liberal Democrats

Division: Headington & Quarry

Parish: Risinghurst & Sandhills Parish: Risinghurst South Parish Ward

Surgery details

1st Saturday of the month, 3.00pm - 4.00pm, Headington Library; other surgeries held at various locations, please phone (01865) 750731 to check venue.

Contact information

Home address: 
12 Weyland Road

Phone:  (01865) 750731

Mobile:  07584 257156


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Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 08/06/2009 - 02/05/2013
  • 03/05/2013 - 04/05/2017
  • 08/05/2017 - 10/05/2021

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Roz was born in Oxfordshire and has lived here for most of her life. She went to secondary school in Oxford City, and college in Abingdon. Roz worked in the City Centre managing a store and expanding its retail business around the country. She has recently taken early retirement from Oxford Brookes University where she worked for the Sustainable Vehicle Engineering Centre, the Joining Technology Research Centre and the SMART Group all based in engineering building at the Wheatley Campus. Roz serves as a school governor at Headington Quarry Nursery and as vice-chairman of Windmill School governors. She worked for many years as a volunteer for Oxfam and was a member of the old Oxfordshire Community Health Council which used to scrutinise the NHS.


Roz is an experienced councillor with particular interests in environmental issues and value for money. She believes very strongly in Fair Trade initiatives, and can often be found helping in the Windmill, Headington fair-trade shop.  A champion for local democracy and transparent decision making, Roz believes residents should be consulted properly about local issues.


Roz has two grown up sons, a step daughter, five beautiful granddaughters, an energetic grandson; the seventh grandchild, a boy, arrived in June 2013.  She is actively involved with many local community groups and serves as a Charity Trustee for Risinghurst Community Association and Headington Quarry Village Hall.  Roz married Paul Rogers at Holy Trinity Church, Headington Quarry and helps there with the welcome team.

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