Dolores Kelly MLA has represented the constituency of Upper Bann as a MLA since 2003. At a local level Dolores has served her constituency of Loughside on the Craigavon District Council since 1993 and was elected as Mayor of Craigavon in 1999, the first nationalist candidate to hold the post.
Dolores has previously worked as a health care professional in the Craigavon Area Hospital. She is married with four children.
In September 2009, she became chair of the Northern Ireland Assembly's Environment committee having previously served on the committee of the Office of First Minister and deputy Minister.
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