- Jon is a native of Ayr and has lived in East Ayrshire for more than 30 years.
Jon is a former Merchant Navy officer and spent 30 years in the police, serving in Ayrshire, Glasgow and
in various departments including service in the Middle East. He retired from the police in 2015.
He was elected as Councillor for Ward 4, Kilmarnock East and Hurlford, in May 2017.
- Current committee representation:
Local Government Licencing Panel
Police Fire and Rescue
Royal Incorporation of the Buchanan Bequest
Integration Joint Board
Councillor Jon Herd
Councillor Ward 4: Kilmarnock East and Hurlford