Mike Percival trained as a course facilitator by senior guidance officer Phil Grey in 1985 as a leader in Systematic Training For Effective Parenting course. He was a representative of Queensland Council of Parent and Citizens Association 1984–1995 and a foundation member of Human Relationship Education Committee for The Department of Education 1989-1995, specializing in children’s self esteem
His other achievements include:
- Committee member of SPELD Association 1985 (Supporting People With Specific Learning Difficulties) Gold Coast Branch
- Voluntary worker at Animal Welfare League on Gold Coast
- Current voluntary worker for Riding For Disabled
- Current voluntary worker for Relaxation Centre of Queensland
- Facilitated and co-facilitated parenting courses 1985 –1995, and 2003
Mike worked in aged care for 12 years retiring in 2013. He has experienced being a co- parent, single parent [widowed 1989] and grandparent.