Representing: Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Political grouping: Independent
Ron Woodley was first elected to Southend-on-Sea Borough Council in 2007 as an Independent Member for Thorpe Ward.
Councillor Ron Woodley was Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Corporate Services during 2014-2016. He has served on the committee since 1997 for Burges Estate Residents Association and has been Chairman since 2004. The Association has approximately 1000 household members.
Ron has worked in different industries from 1962 – 1992 starting as an Apprentice Toolmaker and then rising into Senior Management. In 1992 Ron decided to devote his time to his family.
Currently Ron is bringing both Financial and Leadership skills and experience to the Essex County Fire Rescue Services and has just accepted a position as LGA Deputy Chair on the Improvement & Innovation Board Committee.
He is now working full time with residents and is very passionate about Southend-on-Sea and local issues especially Education, Housing, Adult Social Care and Apprenticeships.