Michael brought a broad range of professional and personal attributes to Sunbury Community Health, serving as a Committee member and as President for five terms. His academic, professional and personal skills enabled him to add his unique perspective and talents to benefit the organisation. Michael’s commitment to an open and organic relationship between Sunbury Community Health and the community of Sunbury facilitated an awareness of possibilities and an ability to respond creatively to the demands of a growing township and a growing organisation. His contribution was driven by a belief in the power and value of relationships and remaining open to opportunities. He continues to support and advocate for community health. Michael was awarded a Life Governorship in 1990 in recognition of his leadership and good governance.