Our Board

Our Board

Falkirk Community Trust is led by a Board of 12 Directors drawn from Falkirk Council and independent community members.

Falkirk Community Trading is led by a Board of 5 Directors. This wholly owned trading subsidiary delivers those activities which are not recognised as charitable.

Protocol For Public Meetings:

 If you are planning on attending one of our meetings, please familiarise yourself with the Protocol for public meetings, which can be downloaded from the right hand side of this page.

 

Falkirk Community Trust Board

David White

David White

Chair / Independent Director

David spent most of his working career with Bank of Scotland and specialises in strategy, finance and marketing. A board member of 4 Scottish companies, he has strong interests in the local area and in all aspects of sport and recreation. David joined the Trust Board in October 2015 and has been Chairman since August 2018

Councillor Joan Coombes

Vice Chair / Falkirk Council Director

Joan has a wide range of interests and is particularly keen on environmental sustainability, tourism and supporting young people to develop their potential. A previous Board member, she re-joined the Trust Board in 2017 and has been Vice Chair since August 2017.

Simon Rennie

Independent Director

Simon is a co-opted Trust Board member. He is Chief Executive of Central Scotland Green Network Trust. He is a former Board Member of Children 1st and a current member of TCV and Paths for All. Simon joined the Trust Board in November 2012.

Andrew Roberts

Independent Director

Andrew is Head of Retail Operations for Royal Voluntary Service and has valuable management experience in the commercial, charitable and visitor attraction sectors. Andrew lives locally and joined the Trust Board in June 2018.

Councillor Jim Flynn

Falkirk Council Director

Jim has an interest in libraries, community recreation and is an advocate for parks and open spaces. He is keen to encourage older citizens and school children to keep active. Jim joined the Trust Board in June 2017.

Suzanne Arkinson

Independent Director

Suzanne is General Manager of the Howgate Shopping Centre in Falkirk and has experience in retail, catering and financial management. Suzanne joined the Trust Board in July 2017.

Councillor Lorna Binnie

Falkirk Council Director

Lorna has a strong interest in community capacity building and supporting those from disadvantaged backgrounds to engage in all forms of activity. Lorna joined the Trust Board in June 2017.

Derek Easton

Independent Director

Derek is a drama teacher at Larbert High School and has been involved in local arts organisations across the area for many years. He joined the Trust Board in July 2017.

Alan Stewart

Independent Director

Alan is recently retired from the Office of Communications (Ofcom) and brings a wealth of experience of governance in complex environments. Alan has lived in Falkirk for most of his life and joined the Trust Board in March 2019.

Falkirk Community Trading Board

Maureen Campbell

Shona Dunsmore

Chris Morris

Ased Iqbal

Suzanne Arkinson

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Articles of Association (Trust)

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Articles of Association (Trading)

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Protocol For Public Meetings

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Board Agenda November 2018

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Board Agenda August 2018

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Board Agenda May 2018

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Board Agenda March 2018

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