BROADFORD & STRATH COMMUNITY COMPANY DIRECTORS

WHO WE ARE

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List of Directors – 2017

Alistair McPherson – Chair

Director and Chair of BSCC, member of Woodland Management Committee, Community Council member. Retired after a 50-year career in construction industry. Skills include, quantity surveying, civil engineering management, building and manager for national chain of builders merchants. Interests include scouting and volunteering.

Jeff Geary – Treasurer

Treasurer, Director and member of Woodland Management Committee. Lifetime in the fresh produce industry, 20 years at Technical Director level. Expertise in customer service, product integrity, quality and environmental management, ethical trading. PhD in food science.

Alison MacLennan  – Director

Director and Chair of Woodland Management Committee. 25 years experience with RSPB responsible for all aspects of research, advisory, habitat management, interpretation, project planning and management, staff management and fund raising in Skye & Wester Ross. Masters degree in natural Resource Management, PhD in Geology/ Palynology.

Neil Hope  – Director

Director and member of Woodland Management Committee. Neil is an experienced senior manager operating at board level in the banking & finance industry. In depth knowledge of risk management, compliance, corporate governance, business policy & strategy, change management. Currently operating a successful Bed & Breakfast on the Isle of Skye.

Adele Beck  – Director

Project Officer during 1st phase of Big Lottery Bid, Member of Woodland Management Committee. Adele runs her own environmental consultancy business covering forestry, woodlands, biodiversity and landscape. She has worked for Forestry Commission Scotland.

Malcolm Smith  – Director

Director and Member of Woodland Management Committee.  Retired after 50 years in the Mechanical Engineering Construction Services. The last 20 years MD of a Marine Engineering business in Kyle of Lochalsh, also a retained Firefighter in Broadford for 20 years.

Anne O’Lone  – Director

Employee Owner and Trustee of West Highland Publishing Company Limited. Many years experience of Sales and Marketing which has involved negotiating, communication, accountancy and management skills.  Ordinary OU Degree predominately in Mathematical subjects.

Hermione Lamond  – Director

Hermione came to Skye as a teenager where, after finishing in Portree High School, she went on join the Merchant Nay.  She moved to Elgol when she met and married her husband Colin.  Hermione has run the village shop for the last 16 years and is also actively involved in numerous community groups in the Broadford and Strath area. 

Trish Rogers – Volunteer

Trish writes minutes for both the Broadford & Strath Community Company and the Woodland Management Committee. Retired to the Isle of Skye in 2001. Spent a lifetime taking notes in both statutory and voluntary groups. Has B.Soc.Sc. degree in Social Administration.

TC YOUNG, Solicitors – Secretary

Correspondence address: Merchants House, 7 West George Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 1BA

UPCOMING EVENTS

Skye to Lochalsh footpath meeting – Monday 11th December @ 6pm

Skye to Lochalsh Path Meeting. Following on from a well-attended initial meeting the Skye to Lochalsh Path group will be meeting again.   An...

Review of Forest Plan for Broadford and Kinloch Hills

Forestry Commission Scotland are reviewing the Forest Plan for the Broadford and Kinloch Hills and want to know what you think. Please come along to...

Camping Skye: Open Day

Come along and meet with our Project Manager, Malcolm Henry, and Broadford and Strath Community Company Directors, Malcolm Smith and Hermione...

Community Tree Planting Day

To celebrate Tree Week come and plant a tree and watch it grow and become part of the Community Woodland. Make it a special day and join the fun...

LATEST NEWS

Christmas Tree Oh Christmas Tree

Many thanks to all the volunteers that came out on a bitterly cold day to help get Broadford ready for Christmas! Geoff Stone expertly cut down the...

Thanks to Path for All….

More great news for the Broadford and Strath Community Company! We have just been awarded £1500 from Paths for All to help us improve our path...

A Forest School for Broadford and Strath

Back in 2012 the pupils of Broadford Primary told us that they would like to use the Broadford Community Woodland to build dens, watch animals, put...

Open Meeting about a potential path from Broadford to Kyle

Ever wished you could cycle or walk from Broadford to Kyle along a purpose built path, away from the noise and danger of heavy traffic? Yes us too...
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