At the recent AGM, held in Perth, four new Trustees joined the Board of Smallholding Scotland. Laura Turner, from Fife, has taken up the position of Membership Secretary; Anne Massie has taken the role of Treasurer. The other new trustees are Sandra Bannister and Karen McKay.
Elaine Whitely and Andy Phillips stood down under the constitutional rules and were re-elected. Martin Beard, Rosemary Champion, Cath Livingstone and Arnot Tippett remain on the Board, with Martin taking the office of Events Co-ordinator, Rosemary, Chair and Arnott, Secretary.
There are still vacancies for Trustees so any member interested in getting involved should contact the Board via email@example.com.
The Board are looking forward to developing the organisation to support and represent Scottish smallholders over the next year.
Also at the AGM, the accounts for 2018 were approved and the subscriptions for 2019/20 set at £20 for Full and £15 for Associate memberships.
The first Smallholding Scotland AGM takes place on Friday 14th September at the New County Hotel at 7pm. All members are warmly invited to attend and papers will be circulated to all members on Wednesday 29th August.