OWGRA Committee Members 2021/22

OWGRA is run on behalf of local residents by a Committee of volunteers. This Committee is elected at each Annual General Meeting, which is a public meeting open to the residents of the area.
The Committee Members for the 2021 – 2022 period are shown below.


You can contact us via e-mail on info@owgra.org.uk or via mobile on 07562 385269.


We always welcome offers of help from any other residents, especially for the open positions.

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Chairperson

Cliff (Sarbjit) Assi

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Vice Chairperson

Currently vacant

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Secretary

Currently vacant

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Treasurer

Ian Speed

Ian has lived in the Osterley and Spring Grove ward area for virtually his entire life since the 1960s. Ian became involved in local campaigning and community politics in the 2000s, first as a member of the Campion Concerns group who successfully campaigned against the overdevelopment of the Campion House site in Thornbury Road, very close to where he now lives. He then joined the local Independent political group the ICG to campaign for the continued existence of various community facilities and green spaces in the wider Isleworth area. Ian is a qualified accountant and has been the OWGRA Treasurer on and off since 2016. 

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Membership Secretary

Edward Locke

Ed lived in the area on-and-off since the 1950s. Retired Landscape Gardener; previously Assistant Director of Leisure Services, London Borough of Richmond-upon-Thames. Trustee of Lampton School; co-chair of the local charity Inspire Hounslow; Secretary of the Temple Trust

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Street rep Coordinator

Lis Guest

Lis has lived in Osterley and enjoyed its wide open spaces since 1981. Besides having a keen interest in improving our urban environment, she enjoys walking, cycling, playing tennis, and her role as a volunteer gardener in Osterley Park.

Webmaster

Leo Vermeulen

Originally from the Netherlands, Leo has lived in the Osterley / Brentford area since 2005. An IT professional by trade, he enjoys walking, travelling and reading. He joined OWGRA as a Committee member in mid 2020 after a growing concern about the Tesco/Homebase disproportional development

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Committee Member (Ward panel, Crime and ASB)

Colin Hume MCILT

Osterley resident for over 50 years, married with grandchildren. Retired BA Flight Operations manager and previously UK Met Office.

Chair of the Osterley & Spring Grove Ward Panel, Patient Participation Group for Thornbury Road Centre for Health and the Friends of Jersey Gardens.

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Committee Member (Accounts)

Paul (Surinder) Bains

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Communications Officer

Currently vacant

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Events Organiser

Currently vacant

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Planning Officer

Currently vacant

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Publicity / Advertising / Fund Raising Officer

Currently vacant

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Social Secretary

Currently vacant

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