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Regional Activities Committee

2017 WM Regional Activities Committee

The Regional Activities Committee (RAC) supports the Regional Management Board (RMB) in organising events and activities in the region. The RAC comprises:


  • Craig Jordan, Lichfield District Council

Senior Vice Chair

  • Maria Dunn, Worcester City Council

Junior Vice Chair

  • Sandy Taylor

Immediate Past Chair

  • Ben Simm, Warwickshire County Council

Hon. Secretary

  • Michael Vout

Hon. Treasurer

  • Mark Walton, WYG

Regional representative on General Assembly

  • Sue Manns, Pegasus Planning Group¬†

Corporate Members (in addition to those listed above)

  • John Acres, Acres Land and Planning
  • Neville Ball, Walsall MBC
  • Michael Barker
  • Mike Beazley, University of Birmingham
  • Claire Bridges
  • James Carpenter, Solihull MBC
  • Ray Colbourne, DCLG
  • Sandra Ford, HCA
  • Richard Hammersley
  • Stephen Hill
  • Mike Jones, IDP Group
  • Bob Keith
  • Julie Morgan, Miller Homes
  • Hector Pearson, National Grid
  • Dan Roberts, ATLAS
  • Charles Robinson,DLP
  • Paresh Shingadia, Mott MacDonald
  • Bryan Smith

Non-corporate Members

  • David Brammer, Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors

Student/Licentiate Members

  • Hannah Bevins, AmecFW
  • Danielle Nevin, Arup

Members of the West Midlands RAC can be contacted via the Regional Co-ordinator:

  • Telephone: 020 7929 8191; 07455 699692
Please contact the Regional Coordinator (details above) if you are interested in joining the RAC or would like to find out more.