|President of Tynwald|
19 July 2016
19 April 1954 |
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
The Honourable Stephen Charles "Steve" Rodan, MLC, BSc, MRPharmS (born 19 April 1954) is a Scottish politician, who is the President of Tynwald (from 2016), a former Minister of the Isle of Man Government and former MHK for the constituency of Garff. He was first elected to the seat in a by-election in 1995.
Early life and career
Born on 19 April 1954 in Glasgow to Robert W. Rodan and Betty Rodan, he is a qualified pharmacist. He resides in Laxey, the most populated village in Garff. Politically he is liberal, having chaired both the Heriot-Watt University Liberal Club and Scottish Young Liberals. He was also a Member of the National Executive of the Scottish Liberal Party. He stood for the House of Commons in 1979 in the constituency of Moray and Nairn, but was defeated by the Conservative Alexander Pollock.
Mr Rodan stood for Chief Minister of the Isle of Man following the November 2006 elections, but failed to gain the necessary support in round one. He then stood for Speaker and defeated David Cannan and Quintin Gill.
Rodan has been married to Ana (née Ballesteros Torres) since 1977; they have two children together.
- President of Tynwald, 2016–present
- Member of the House of Keys, 1995–2016
- Minisiter of Education, 1999–2004
- Minister of Health and Social Security, 2004–06
- Speaker of the House of Keys, 2006–2016
- Member of the Tynwald Standards and Members Interests Committee, 2006–present
- Member of the Tynwald Ceremony Arrangements Committee, 2006–present
- Member of the Tynwald Setting Enhancement Sub-Committee, 2006–present
- Member of the Tynwald Standing Orders Committee, 2006–present
- Member of the Tynwald Honours Committee, 2006–present
- Member of the Tynwald Management Committee, 2006–present
- Trustee of the Manx National Heritage, 2006–present
- "Rodan, Stephen Charles". www.tynwald.og.im. Retrieved 12 November 2011.
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