About the Mayor
Although born near Manchester, Liz spent most of her childhood in Worcester Park. She studied Ophthalmic Optics at City University, where she met Chris. They married, she completed her training to become an Optometrist and they moved to North Holmwood.
In 1976, with a baby and a toddler, they moved and settled in Epsom. Liz worked very part-
Liz had been involved in the Woodcote (Epsom) Residents’ Society for many years, both as a committee member and chairman. Then in 2011 she was asked if she would stand for election to the Borough Council. She agreed, and so decided not to stand for re-
During her time as a Borough Councillor, Liz has served on the Social Committee (vice chairman), Strategy & Resources Committee, Environment Committee and Local Committee and has chaired the Health Liaison Panel. Her outside body appointments include the Management Committee for the Citizen’s Advice, Epsom & Ewell; Epsom & Ewell’s Mental Health Champion; Epsom & Walton Downs Conservators (chairman); Downs Consultative Committee (chairman) and Training Grounds Management Committee.
Liz would like to use her Mayoral Year to publicise and promote the horse training and racing industry in the borough, and to raise awareness that for all of us, our mental as well as physical health is important and has its ups and downs.
During this year, Liz has elected to support three charities. These are: