2012 – ongoing |┬áThe council of the province of South-Holland has appointed Michel Heesen as a member of PAL Zuid-Holland (Provinciale Adviescommissie Leefomgevingskwaliteit). PAL is an independent advisory board on spatial quality and the environment. PAL advises politicians on a wide range of subjects, such as energy transition, sustainable mobility, agriculture, cultural heritage and environmental issues.┬áMichel Heesen has been appointed for a period of four years in the field ‘Spatial quality and mobility’.