Rhondda has been a Labour Councillor since the mid-nineties and was part of the Administration when East Dunbartonshire Council was formed in 1996. She is Leader of the Council’s Labour Group.  She represents the Lenzie & Kirkintilloch South Ward and has been Leader of East Dunbartonshire Council since June 2007, currently heading up a Labour, Liberal Democrat and Conservative coalition.

Rhondda chairs the Council’s Policy & Resources Committee and the Community Planning Partnership Board.   Rhondda lives in Kirkintilloch and is married with three grown-up children.