Upper Bann - John O'Dowd
Chair of Upper Bann Sinn Féin and a member of the party's Six County Executive, John is leader of the Sinn Féin group on Craigavon Council.
A diligent constituency worker he has a proven record of representing the electorate on Craigavon Council. As well as acting as a Council Account Scrutineer, Cllr. O'Dowd is a member of the powerful Policy and Resources Committee and the Development, the Environment and the Public Services Liaison Committees.
As a Councillor he sits on the Craigavon Local Strategy Partnership body which is responsible for the distribution of European peace money.
John is active in community politics as a board member of a number of community projects, an advisor to the Community Association and as a school Governor.
He was elected to the Assembly in 2003.