The Board of Community Energy Scotland is made up of up of elected and co-opted Directors.
Elected Directors are nominated and voted in by Community Energy Scotland's Members at its Annual General Meeting. Co-opted Directors are then invited by the elected Directors to join the Board to bring in additional skills and experience. Each Director brings to the Board a wide range of experience and expertise, from community development, banking and financial expertise, grid and technical knowledge, international work, social enterprise, academia and many other skills, all directly relevant to the work of Community Energy Scotland. You will find Community Energy Scotland's constitution below
Annual General Meeting 2017
Our 8th Annual General Meeting was held on 2nd March 2017 at Talla Na Mara Community Enterprise Centre, Pairc Niseaboist in the spectacular setting of Horgabost, Isle Of Harris.
Copies of Community Energy Scotland's Annual Accounts 2015-16 were distributed to the Members attending.
At this AGM, Elected Directors Carola Bell and David Newman stood down. Carola had been nominated by Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn to stand again on the board, David had indicated he was retiring from the board. A second nomination was received from the Isle of Gigha Heritage Trust for Alan Hobbett who had previously served on founding director on the board. Both Alan and Carola were duly elected and re-elected onto the board. Co-opted Directors, Angus Hardie, David Somervell and Nigel Holmes were confirmed again as Co-opted Directors at a board meeting following the AGM. Office bearers were confirmed as Chair, Gwen Barrell; Vice-Chair Angus Hardie and Company Secretary Marion O'Hara. You can read the full AGM minute here.
At the AGM there was also a presentation by the Company Secretary to William Mansfield-Townsend, representative of Gallan Head Community Trust, Isle of Lewis, who became Community Energy Scotland's 400th Member.
At AGM the current Community Energy Scotland board and office bearers are confirmed as follows:
Elected Directors - Gwen Barrell (Chair), Carola Bell, Donald Boyd, Alan Hobbett and Philip Revell.
Co-opted Directors - Angus Hardie (Vice Chair), Nigel Holmes and David Somervell.
You can read the profile of each Director below.