The following are honorary positions I currently occupy, or have occupied in the past. For professional qualifications and positions held, please see the Professional page above.
(Nov 2015) Fellow of the Society of Antiquarians of Scotland
(Nov 2015) Convener of SNP North Ayrshire Council Liaison Group
(July 2015) Chairman of Scottish Mausoleum
(Aug 2014) Treasurer of SNP West Kilbride Branch
(Aug 2012) Treasurer and Trustee Director of North Ayrshire Citizens Advice Service
(Sept 2008 – June 2016) Convener of Finance, Property and Stewardship – Presbytery of Ardrossan
(Dec 2015 – March 2016) Treasurer and Trustee Director of Citizens Advice Scotland – resigned due to a conflict of interest, where the Charity Board were unwilling to assist to resolve the issue.
(May 2010 – May 2014) Member of the Council of Assembly and Trustee of the Church of Scotland, including sitting on Finance Group, Audit Committee, Communication Committee, Strategy Working Group, Scottish Storytelling Centre Committee and for four years Convened the Pensions Working Group. Completion of four years office.
(May 2008 – Mar 2013) Finance Director, Secretary and Trustee of the West Kilbride Community Initiative Limited
(July 2015 – Present) Treasurer and Membership Secretary of the SNP Party, West Kilbride Branch
(Oct 2015 – Present) Treasurer of the Castle View Residents Association
(Sept 2005 – Present) Elder of West Kilbride Parish Church
(2010-2013) Established West Kilbride Big Buildings Group which then became the West Kilbride Development Group
(1980 – 1985) West Kilbride Community Council
Scottish National Party, West Kilbride Branch
Scottish National Party, Convener of North Ayrshire Council / SNP Liaison Group
Friends of the Glasgow Necropolis
Monuments and Mausolea Trust
Ayrshire Natural History and Archaeology Society
Sons of the Desert