Contact Councillor Donna Martin E

Title: Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Party: Labour

Ward: East Middleton

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Surgery details

Second Friday of each Month
6:00pm - 7:00pm at Moorclose Residents Association, 36 Fern Close, Middleton

First Friday of each Month
4.30pm - 5.30pm at Junction Community Centre & Library, Grimshaw Lane, Middleton, M24 2BW

Fourth Saturday of each Month
Councillor Martin, Boriss or West
10.00-11.00am at Junction Community Centre and Library, Grimshaw Lane, Middleton M24 2BW

Contact information

Correspondence address: 
RMBC, Members Support Team
Number One Riverside, Floor 2
Smith Street
Rochdale
OL16 1XU

Email:  donna.martin@rochdale.gov.uk

Mobile:  07890 250675

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Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 04/07/2007 - 02/05/2019

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Councillor Donna Martin

Donna has been a councillor since 1997 and currently represents Middleton East Ward where she has lived for over 30 years.

Following A Levels in Politics, Law and Sociology she went on to obtain an honours degree at Manchester Polytechnic in Politics and Sociology, a post graduate diploma in Counselling/Psychotherapy from Manchester University and a CIM Marketing Diploma.

Cabinet member for Children’s Services since 2011, Donna is passionate about improving the lives of children and young people and families across the borough.   

Donna has worked in further education for over 25 years.  Her varied roles have included researcher for Manchester Institute of Popular Culture, manager of a student counselling welfare service and senior roles involving New Deal, Excellence Challenge and Aim Higher.  She recently retired as marketing manager of Hopwood Hall College.

She has also helped establish ‘Friends’ groups, improving facilities in parks and making the environment cleaner and greener. 

Donna lives with her husband Michael and their dog Archie.  They have 2 grown up daughters and 3 grandchildren.  In her limited spare time she enjoys walking, reading and loves all kinds of music.

 

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