Currently works as an independent member on Police Hearing Panels for the Police and Crime Commissioners for South Yorkshire and Humberside and the Chief Constable of West Yorkshire. Recently appointed as the first patron of Pontefract Civic Society. Has been a governor at Roundhay High School for 19 years.
Principal Careers Officer, Wakefield MDC for 13 years. On retirement became a Leeds City Councillor and was Deputy Lord Mayor of the City from 2002-3. Chaired the Roundhay Planning Forum, which delivered the first ward-wide Neighbourhood Design Statement, formally adopted by Leeds City Council as a Supplementary Planning Document.
A member of the Management Board of the Duke of York’s Community Initiative and acts as an assessor for the initiative. A fund-raising committee member for St George’s Crypt in Leeds. Involved in inter-faith dialogue and initiatives. An active member of Roundhay Rotary Club, which includes being a volunteer at Roundhay Stroke Club.
Year Appointed: 2003
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