She was voted in at the beginning of the month
The new chair of Onchan Commissioners says she wants to support the young people of the village and improve social housing.
Zara Lewin hopes the local authority has a 'quiet' year so it can 'push forward' with solving issues in the area.
She says she's not 'intimidated' by the role and hopes she'll be able to rely on the support of her board colleagues.
Miss Lewin says there are also plans for the future of Onchan Park.