Management Committee Members List of Committee Members at April 18:
Gordon Mason (Chairperson) - Gordon has served on the Management Committee since 1998. Gordon serves on the Committee of TPAS Scotland and is currently Chairperson of EVH, an organisation providing HR support to voluntary organisations. Gordon was appointed Chairperson in September 2017.
Pat Heneghan (Vice Chair) - Pat was a founder member of Forth and having had a number of years away from direct involvement he rejoined Management Committee in 2008. He lives in Stirling and worked in housing, until his early retirement. Pat is therefore able to combine his working and local knowledge to the benefit of Forth, its tenants and others in the local communities.
Colleen Sharp (Secretary) - Colleen is a tenant of the Association and was co-opted onto Committee in January 16 before being elected as a full member at the AGM in September 2016 . She is involved with our Registered Tenants' Organisation and attends the Tenants' View Forum.
David Cumming (Treasurer) - David joined the Management Committee in 2008 and is a retired banker living in Causewayhead. David served for many years on the Management Committee of a Housing Association based in Edinburgh. He is therefore able to bring his previous experience and combine it with his knowledge of the Stirling communities.
Margaret Turner - Margaret was elected to the Management Committee in September 2010 and was Chairperson from 2012-2017. She retired following a career which involved working in various aspects of housing, in Local Authority and Housing Association settings. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience.
Neil Macleod - Neil works with the Scottish Social Services Council. He joined Committee in 2006. He has an extensive knowledge of voluntary sector issues and is experienced in human resources, training and governance.
John Fyfe - With 30 years experience as former Managing Director of a firm of Consulting Engineers, John brings extensive professional and business experience to the Association. He also has a thorough knowledge of Committee work and, as well as serving on the Management Committee since 2003 he has been a member of Cambusbarron Community Council.
Linda Mason - Linda has served on the Management Committee since 1998 and has gained a qualification in housing. She has developed skills in public speaking through her experience of being a course leader for a self-management course. She is a council member of the MS Society Scotland. She has a broad knowledge and understanding of the local community.
Robert Buchanan - Robert was elected to the Committee in September 2013. He lives in Riverside and formerly ran his own business in Raploch for many years prior to retirement. His local knowledge and business experience is undoubtedly valuable to Forth.
John Paterson - John joined Management Committee in 2015 having previously been involved some years ago. He is a resident of Raploch and served as a local Councillor for many years.
Gillies Thomson - Gillies was elected to committee at the AGM in 2017. He was active in local politics for many years, during which he held a number of senior positions. The provision of quality housing and services to tenants has always been a priority for Gillies and remains so today.
Councillor J Thomson - Councillor Thomson attends meetings as an observer and is the link between Stirling Council and Forth. He brings extensive knowledge of the Stirling community and wider political scene.