Trustees & Rangers

Trustees

The Park is run by a Trust, a registered charity. Their duties and responsibilities are defined in the Memorandum of Association and these are approved by the Charity Commission. Currently there are six Trustees:

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Dr Michael Wolffe

Chair of the Trustees

Michael was born in the east-end of London. An aspiring electrician, he ended up qualifying as an Optometrist. He has worked in the NHS, Universities and industry; and is a trustee of a number of charities working for the visually impaired. He is very active in the local community, has been a school governor, a magistrate, and is a Past President of the College of Optometrists, but most important of all, unlike his 4 children, is a supporter of West Ham United.

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Dr Richard Crombie

Treasurer

Richard, whilst originating from Scotland, has lived in Moseley for nigh on 20 years and works at Heartlands and Solihull Hospitals as a consultant anaesthetist. Richard strives, in conjunction with the Park and Pool’s accountant, Paul Trodden, to ensure that the finances are both robust and sustainable. 

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Kenneth Fisher

Trustee

Architect and accredited conservation architect. He was a former chairman of the RIBA West Midlands Region and currently a Trustee of the Birmingham Conservation Trust that has recently restored the Newman Brothers Coffin Works.

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Dave Walker

Trustee

David was born and bred in Birmingham (Yardley Wood) and has been a member of the Park for over 30 years. He was employed by West Midlands Police for over 42 years and he is also the Secretary of the Parks Angling Club where he organises all the fishing contests throughout the year and an Annual Children’s Fishing Contest in August. This is open to all children under the age of 16 years, not just members’ children.

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Prof Trevor Hocking

Trustee

Born in London, but has lived and worked in the Midlands for 44 years. Formerly Prof of Applied Biology and President of the Association of Applied Biologists, also with experience of running a research and consultancy business.  Now retired with continuing interests in agriculture and woodlands. Currently co-chair of Moseley in Bloom and as a trustee will take a particular interest in strategic planning, environmental and educational matters.

Park Rangers

The Park Rangers offer a 24 hour help line which is 07836 599990.

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Christine Williams

Operational Director and Head Ranger

Christine Williams  as Operational Director is an ex officio member of the Board of Trustees. She is responsible for the day to day running of the park as well as the maintenance of the electronic key system and processing direct debit payments. She was a Computer Systems Designer and IT consultant, project manager and Business analyst. She has been a resident of Moseley for 35 years, managing the Park on a day to day basis for the last 12 years.

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Bernard Hewson

Head Groundsman

Bernard Hewson is Head Groundsman and Park Ranger with responsibility for vehicle repairs. Bernard has worked part time at Moseley Park for 10 years. He is an enthusiastic wild life conservationist and is particularly interested in recording bird life in the Park.

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Garry Dawes

Park Ranger

Garry Dawes is a Park Ranger with wild life responsibilities. Garry has worked part time at Moseley Park for 8 years. He is an enthusiastic wild life conservationist. Unfortunately part of his duties involves burying or disposing dead wildlife. Over the years this sad task has included a badger, fox, cygnets, geese, ducks, coots and large fish.

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Zoe Colley

Administrator

Zoe Colley is Computer Database Administrator and Gift Aid processor. Zoe has been a resident of Moseley for 10 years and worked part time at Moseley Park for 18 months.

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Moseley Travel Staff

172 Alcester Road

Lianne and Silvia have been issuing park key fobs
to new members for the past 5 years. Also, if you
lose your key fob or it stops working, they will
replace it.