David Symes


David is an experienced community organiser based on Portland in South Dorset.

Starting as a trainee community organisers, David has developed his practice over the last 10 years. ¬†On Portland he has successfully organised around local issues with local residents and has held voluntary roles including elected Town Councillor and founder/Chairman of a successful youth football club, ‘Portland United’.

David previously worked as National Member Organisers for Community Organisers, his role included leading on national listening campaigns and arranging and facilitating annual meet ups.


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