THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Bòrd-stiùiridh an Urrais

The Galson Estate has a dedicated team of volunteers, both from our own membership and from outwith the community. These volunteers make up our board members, sub-group representatives, and many skilled individuals. 

The Urras board currently consists of 9 directors, all of whom are elected by the Urras membership.

The directors meet once a month to discuss estate business and projects.

Current UOG Board of Directors

Role at UOG: Director (Chairperson / Cathraiche), First Appointed 2007

Agnes Rennie

Crofter; Publisher, Acair Ltd (Retired).

Galson, Isle of Lewis

Role at UOG: Director (Chairperson / Cathraiche), First Appointed 2007

Role at UOG: Director (Vice Chair / Iar-chathraiche), First Appointed 2020

Murdo Macritchie

Details to follow

Details to follow

Role at UOG: Director (Vice Chair / Iar-chathraiche), First Appointed 2020

Role at UOG: Director (Stiùiriche).  First appointed 2007

Carola Bell

Crofter; Self-employed Development Consultant (Retired).

South Dell, Isle of Lewis

Role at UOG: Director (Stiùiriche). First appointed 2007

Role at UOG: Director ( Stiùiriche), First Appointed 2015.

Murdanie Macleod

2nd Officer/DPO, Gulfmark UK

Shader, Isle of Lewis

Role at UOG: Director ( Stiùiriche), First Appointed 2015.

Role at UOG: Director (Stiùiriche).  Co-opted to the board in November 2017.

Donald Macsween

Crofter; owner of 'Air an Lot'.

North Dell, Isle of Lewis

Role at UOG: Director (Stiùiriche). Co-opted to the board in November 2017.

Role at UOG: Director (Stiùiriche).  First appointed 2020.

Agnes Macdonald

Senior Education Officer (Retired)

Lionel/Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis

Role at UOG: Director (Stiùiriche). First appointed 2020.

Role at UOG: Director (Stiùiriche).  First appointed 2020.

Johanna Furey

Local business owner (Cross Stores)

Lionel, Isle of Lewis

Role at UOG: Director (Stiùiriche). First appointed 2020.

Role at UOG: Director (Stiùiriche).  First appointed 2022

Becky Maclean

Details to follow

Details to follow

Role at UOG: Director (Stiùiriche). First appointed 2022