I have been undertaking the role of Mace Bearer to the Mayor of Rushmoor since May 2011. I will however be retiring from Mace-Bearer duties immediately after the next Mayor-Making Ceremony which takes place on Tuesday 24th May 2016.
 
The Borough of Rushmoor covers the towns of Aldershot, home of the British Army, and Farnborough, formerly home to the Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE).

My duties involve:-
  • dressing the Mayor
  • attending the Mayor on Civic occasions
  • carrying the Mace on Civic occasions when required
  • raising the flag on the Mayor's behalf on Armed Forces Day
  • leading the dignataries into the Royal Garrision Church on Remembrance Sunday
  • acting as Master of Ceremonies at the Mayoral events
  • providing guidance on the rules and etiquette as they relate to Civic occasions
  • helping to support and promote the Mayor's chosen charities
  • taking part in the annual Mayor Making event
  • giving talks on the history and role of the Mayor, and the history of Rushmoor, to visiting groups