Michael G. Ormerod • Home page • Science • Community interests • Leisure Community activist Action for Life. The Mayor and Mayoress join one of our walks.

I have had a variety of roles within the local community:

• Chair, Woodhatch Community Association, which runs the Woodhatch Centre in partnership with Reigate & banstead Borough Council

• For 14 years, I was Chair of Governors of Reigate Sixth Form College. I stepped down a few years ago.

• I was Vice-Chair of Governors of Reigate School for more years than I care to remember.

• Chair, Action for Life, a local charity which runs a Walking for Health Scheme.

• I was a Trustee of the Sovereign Youth & Community Centre. Recently we reached an agreement with the local YMCA  to take over  and run the Centre. I helped them raise funds to establish a dedicated facility for all children and young people with a focus on those with a disability. More information here.

• I am a member the Adult Services Committee of Reigate & Redhill YMCA.

• Previously I was a Non-Executive Director on the Board of the Surrey Sussex Health Care NHS Trust, which runs the local hospital. My term finished on 30th November, 2009.

• I was also a Reigate & Banstead Borough Councillor for 31 years and am now an Honorary Freeman of the Borough. More information here. Pictures here.