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East Scotland Branch Committee

This page has details of the membership of the committee and their roles if you would like to contact them.  It also contains downloads of branch administrative documentation.

Committee members

Chairman

Apithanny Bourne
Morebattle Mains Farm House
Morebattle
Kelso, Roxburghshire
TD5 8QU

Responsible for leadership of the branch, setting objectives and coordinating activities

Chairs meetings and represents BC at formal engagements

Branch Organiser/ Contact

Glyn Edwards
2 Park Avenue
Tillicoultry
Clackmannanshire
FK13 6BW
Tel 01259 752094

Facilitates the flow of information within the Branch and wth Butterfly Conservation.
Acts as the first point of contact for enquiries from BC members, the public and other organisations. Resolves enquiries.
Maintain up to date list of Branch committee members and post-holders and their contact details, and passing on this information within the Branch and to BC Head Office.

Secretary

Suzanne Smith
16 St Leonards
Tillicoultry
Clackmannanshire
FK13 6QU
Tel 01259750907

Makes arrangements for committee meetings and AGM
Prepares and circulates minutes of meetings
Checks on progress with agreed actions between meetings

Treasurer

Dr Colin Whitehead
21 Laverockdale Park
Edinburgh
EH13 0QE
Tel: 0131-441 5036

Prepares an annual budget in consultation with committee

Maintains records of income and expenditure

Prepares financial reports for Head Office and committee and for newsletter

Webmaster

Mark Cubitt
tel:
01506 843803

Maintains branch website and initiates new information developments to aid branch activities

Newsletter editor and Membership Secretary

Richard Buckland
7, Leslie Place
Edinburgh
EH4 1NG.
tel: 0131 332 0615

Plans and oversees the production and circulation of the branch newsletter

Seeks articles and edits these as necessary

Maintains and updates details of all branch members

Responsible for the dataset of members' email addresses

Butterfly recorder - Borders

Iain Cowe
6 Lammerview,
Chirnside,
Berwickshire
TD11 3UW
Tel 01890 818314 or
07775 747838

Receives, verifies and digitises records for the area

Submits annual dataset to Head Office

Liaises with local records centres and makes data available to others in line with BC policy

Butterfly recorder - Lothian and Falkirk

Simon Metcalfe
1F2, 3 Craighouse Park,
Edinburgh
EH10 5LB
Tel 07715 420867

Receives, verifies and digitises records for the area

Submits annual dataset to Head Office

Liaises with local records centres and makes data available to others in line with BC policy

Butterfly recorder - Fife and Clackmannanshire

Gillian Fife & Elspeth Christie
Postal contact: 
Dr Gilian Fife Brightwater House
Lucklawhill
Balmullo, St Andrews
Fife. KY16 0BQ
Tel 07867 422910

Receives, verifies and digitises records for the area

Submits annual dataset to Head Office

Liaises with local records centres and makes data available to others in line with BC policy

Butterfly recorder - Angus & Perthshire

Glyn Edwards
2 Park Avenue
Tillicoultry
Clackmannanshire
FK13 6BW
Tel 01259 752094

Receives, verifies and digitises records for the area

Submits annual dataset to Head Office

Liaises with local records centres and makes data available to others in line with BC policy

Butterfly recorder - Aberdeenshire

North East Scotland Biological Records Centre
NESBReC, Specialist Services Team
Aberdeenshire Council
Woodhill House
Westburn Road
Aberdeen
AB16 5GB
Tel 01224 664164

Receives, verifies and digitises records for the area

Submits annual dataset to Head Office

Liaises with local records centres and makes data available to others in line with BC policy

Butterfly advisor

Duncan Davidson 140 Pitcorthie Drive
Dunfermline
Fife KY11 8BJ
Tel 01383 730446

 

Publicity Officer

Position vacant

Co-ordinates all aspects of publicity for the Branch, liaising closely with BCs Publicity Team. This may include issuing Press releases in conjunction with BCs Publicity Officer and taking part in local media broadcasts.

This role may appeal to Media Studies students who would get some early 'hands-on' practice at handling the media or to someone who already has some experience in this field.

Youth Engagement Officer

Apithanny Bourne
Morebattle Mains Farm House
Morebattle
Kelso, Roxburghshire
TD5 8QU

Generates interest in and support for BC with younger groups e.g. at a university
Promotes events aimed at younger people e.g. Big Butterfly Count

Area organiser: Aberdeen area

Helen Rowe
98 Springhill Road
Mastrick
Aberdeen
AB16 6QL.
tel: 01224 695819

Prepares annual programme of events in the area

Acts as main point of contact for the area

Communicates with and encourages local members to become active volunteers

May produce and circulate a local newsletter

Area organiser: Perthshire

Cathy Caudwell
Abernyte Farm Cottage
Abernyte
Perth PH14 9ST
Tel 01828 686709

Prepares annual programme of events in the area

Acts as main point of contact for the area

Communicates with and encourages local members to become active volunteers

May produce and circulate a local newsletter

Area organiser: Tayside

David Lampard
51 Johnston Avenue
Dundee
DD3 8HA.
tel: 01382 489670

Prepares annual programme of events in the area

Acts as main point of contact for the area

Communicates with and encourages local members to become active volunteers

May produce and circulate a local newsletter

Contact: Angus

Paul Brooks
46 North Street
Montrose
Angus
DD10 8NG
Tel 01674 671485

Acts as main point of contact for the area

Area organiser: Fife and Clackmannanshire

Colin Edwards
8 Waulkmill Steading
Charlestown
Fife KY12 8ZS
Tel 07720048774

Prepares annual programme of events in the area

Acts as main point of contact for the area

Communicates with and encourages local members to become active volunteers

May produce and circulate a local newsletter

Area organiser: Lothians

Richard Buckland
7, Leslie Place
Edinburgh
EH4 1NG.
 
tel: 0131 332 0615

Prepares annual programme of events in the area

Acts as main point of contact for the area

Communicates with and encourages local members to become active volunteers

May produce and circulate a local newsletter

Area organiser: Borders

Barry Prater
Fortview
12 Barefoots Cres.
Eyemouth
Berwickshire
TD14 5BA.
tel:
018907 52037

Prepares annual programme of events in the area

Acts as main point of contact for the area

Communicates with and encourages local members to become active volunteers

May produce and circulate a local newsletter

Moth Group co-ordinator, Borders

Malcolm Lindsay
Burn House
Mossilee Rd
Galashiels
TD1 1NF.
tel: 01896 753425

Arranges discussions and information sharing amongst Borders moth recorders

 

Currently there are opportunities for people to take on the following roles:

  • Chairman
  • Conservation Officer
  • Publicity Officer
  • Events Coordinator

 

Branch administrative documentation

Committee Minutes - February 2017
Committee Minutes - September 2016
AGM Minutes - April 2016
Committee Minutes - February 2016
Committee Minutes - September 2015
Committee Minutes - April 2015
Committee Minutes - September 2014

Committee Minutes - April 2014
AGM Minutes 2013

Branch Accounts 2012/13
Committee Minutes - April 2013
Committee Minutes - November 2012
Committee Minutes - November 2011
Committee Minutes - February 2010
Financial Statement 2010
AGM minutes 2010


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