Councillor Michael Goodridge MBE
Ward: Blackheath and Wonersh
Contact Details2 Chinthurst Lodge
Wonersh Common Road
Tel: 01483 535108
Michael has lived in the Borough all his life and in Wonersh since 1988. He is married to Hilary, who between them have four sons and five grandchildren, with twin grandchildren.
He has always been involved in the community, and this involvement has included being a governor of various schools and colleges, such as Godalming College, St Hilary's School, Godalming and Green Oak School where he has served as Chairman. He was awarded the MBE for services to further education. Michael has served as Chairman and Member of the local Citizens' Advice Bureau for over 20 years, and he is currently Chairman of the Godalming Music Festival as well as a Trustee of Godalming Museum and Surrey Jobmatch.
Michael has served on the Borough Council for periods totalling 16 years since 1987, representing parts of Godalming as well as Wonersh and Blackheath and was Borough Mayor in 2001/2002. He also served on Godalming Town Council from 1973 - 2007 (and was Town Mayor 1987/88). His interests in local government include planning and the environment.
Michael's interests include gardening and DIY. He is also a keen Rotarian, having been in Round Table and is a Liveryman in the City.
Cllr Goodridge is a member of the following Committees:-
- Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Chairman)
- Joint Planning Committee
- Standards Committee/Standards Panel (from 1 July 2012 - Chairman)
- Eastern Area Planning Committee
Cllr Michael R Goodridge - Register of Interests