East Nairnshire Community Organisation

REGISTERED CHARITY NUMBER: SC049756

Registered as Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation

The Trustees The organisation is run by a Board of Trustees who are elected annually by the members. We meet four times a year to consider applications. The inaugural Trustees, pending the first AGM are: Chair – Linda Henderson (Glenferness): Before moving to the East Nairnshire area in 2017, Linda was twenty years in Skye running her own business and working as an administrator in various other concerns. She served there as a community councillor and a community organisation trustee. In a former life she was a civil servant and a few other things. Currently she is also an East Nairnshire Community Councillor. Now retired, her passions are her garden, reading, knitting and spinning. Treasurer – Peter Arris (Lethen): Also retired, Peter was a Finance Manager in the agricultural sector for thirty years. As a former Chairperson of Auldearn Primary School Board he oversaw the refurbishment and new build at the School, helped establish and run Nairn mini rugby club and was a guest presenter of Finance on the Understanding Industry courses in many Highland secondary schools. Enjoys all aspects of country life and is a keen member of the Fornighty table tennis club. Martine Scott (Braeside)
Martine is currently a programme manager within NHS Scotland.
She has a wide range of experience in project management and teaching secondary school science. Her professional
interests include research and innovation, quality improvement, lean/systems thinking, business performance strategy and community engagement. She enjoys motorcycle touring and playing the cello (but not at the same time). Brian Mountjoy (Littlemill) A retired Royal Naval Officer, Brian joined the RN as an apprentice communications engineer before taking his commission in 1989. Spending all of his career in submarines, Brian spent much time at Faslane where his love of Scotland began. He ended his career working with NATO in Belgium after thirty-eight years service. Returning to the area of his wife’s birth they moved to East Nairnshire in 2018. Brian interests include gardening, golf, rugby, bridge, computing and electronics. Aileen Asher Aileen spent her childhood in Nairn leaving for Edinburgh in 1980 to study design. She worked in Edinburgh and London where she was a Director of Hellmuth Obama & Kassebaum an international multidisciplinary architecture practice. In +20 years with HOK her roles included Senior Vice President of Corporate Interiors and Director of Marketing & Communications. Several generations of Aileen’s family have lived in this area, she and husband Rob Smith are pleased to be back in Nairnshire enjoying the outdoor activities and beautiful countryside we are all so fortunate to have on our doorstep. If you would like to consider becoming a Trustee please contact Linda via email at encommtrustees@gmail.com . We have vacancies for up to two more people who may be co-opted until the AGM.
East Nairnshire Community Organisation
The Trustees The organisation is run by a Board of Trustees who are elected annually by the members. We meet four times a year to consider applications. The inaugural Trustees, pending the first AGM are: Chair – Linda Henderson (Glenferness): Before moving to the East Nairnshire area in 2017, Linda was twenty years in Skye running her own business and working as an administrator in various other concerns. She served there as a community councillor and a community organisation trustee. In a former life she was a civil servant and a few other things. Currently she is also an East Nairnshire Community Councillor. Now retired, her passions are her garden, reading, knitting and spinning. Treasurer – Peter Arris (Lethen): Also retired, Peter was a Finance Manager in the agricultural sector for thirty years. As a former Chairperson of Auldearn Primary School Board he oversaw the refurbishment and new build at the School, helped establish and run Nairn mini rugby club and was a guest presenter of Finance on the Understanding Industry courses in many Highland secondary schools. Enjoys all aspects of country life and is a keen member of the Fornighty table tennis club. Martine Scott (Braeside)
Martine is currently a programme manager within NHS
Scotland.
She has a wide range of experience in project management
and teaching secondary school science. Her professional
interests include research and innovation, quality
improvement, lean/systems thinking, business
performance strategy and community engagement. She
enjoys motorcycle touring and playing the cello (but not at the same time). Brian Mountjoy (Littlemill) A retired Royal Naval Officer, Brian joined the RN as an apprentice communications engineer before taking his commission in 1989. Spending all of his career in submarines, Brian spent much time at Faslane where his love of Scotland began. He ended his career working with NATO in Belgium after thirty-eight years service. Returning to the area of his wife’s birth they moved to East Nairnshire in 2018. Brian interests include gardening, golf, rugby, bridge, computing and electronics. Aileen Asher Aileen spent her childhood in Nairn leaving for Edinburgh in 1980 to study design. She worked in Edinburgh and London where she was a Director of Hellmuth Obama & Kassebaum an international multidisciplinary architecture practice. In +20 years with HOK her roles included Senior Vice President of Corporate Interiors and Director of Marketing & Communications. Several generations of Aileen’s family have lived in this area, she and husband Rob Smith are pleased to be back in Nairnshire enjoying the outdoor activities and beautiful countryside we are all so fortunate to have on our doorstep. If you would like to consider becoming a Trustee please contact Linda via email at encommtrustees@gmail.com . We have vacancies for up to two more people who may be co-opted until the AGM.