Clashindarroch Community Fund

Panel Member Recruitment - Cabrach

A community member from the Cabrach area in Moray is needed to serve on the Clashindarroch Community Panel. He/she will join a Panel comprised of community representatives from the other areas served by Clashindarroch Community Fund: Strathbogie, Huntly and the Cabrach. The Panel normally meets three times each year to advise on grant awards from the Clashindarroch Community Fund.

If you live in the Cabrach and are aged 16 or above you are eligible to put yourself forward as the Panel community representative for the local area. To do so please read the role profile for this post, then complete this form - including endorsements from two other community members to whom you are not related - and return it to Foundation Scotland at the address below. 

The Panel comprises three representatives from each area – two Community Council representatives and one local member.  Local Panel members are normally expected to serve on the Panel for four years, and travel and any other out of pocket expenses are reimbursed.

Should more than one nomination be received, nominees will be invited interviewed by the community association representatives and Foundation Scotland.

There is no requirement for any prior experience in grant-making or committee work as the successful candidate will undergo an induction session conducted by Foundation Scotland. If you are unsure if you live in the area, please consult this map or contact Foundation Scotland for assistance.


About the Panel

A Community Panel makes recommendations on awards from the Fund and advises on overall Fund strategy. The Panel is governed by a Terms of Reference that has been developed and agreed between community representatives and Foundation Scotland and is reviewed from time to time.

The Panel is made up of people who live, work or actively volunteer in the area that the Fund covers and comprises a mixture of community councillors and other members of the community.

Two community council representative are appointed directly by each of Huntly Community Council, Strathbogie Community Council, Tap O'Noth Community Council, and the Cabrach Community Assocation. One representative from each of the four areas are selected through an open and transparent recruitment process.

Each Panel member serves a minimum of one and a maximum of four years, with members retiring on a phased basis to ensure knowledge and expertise are retained. Opportunities to become a Panel member are openly advertised when these arise, both locally and on this webpage.

The current Panel for the Clashindarroch Community Fund is:

Ian Angus Strathbogie area representative
Michael Cowie Huntly area representative
Tony Gill Huntly Community Council
Peter Johnston Tap O'Noth Community Council
Margaret Lee Cabrach Community Association
James Matthew Tap O'Noth Community Council
Hazel McIntosh Huntly Community Council
Patti Nelson Cabrach Community Association
Lachy Rhodes Tap O'Noth area representative
David Rogalski  Strathbogie Community Council
Vacant Cabrach area representative
George Wordie Strathbogie Community Council


Panel Meeting Minutes

The Clashindarroch Community Fund Panel meets several times a year.  Approved minutes can be seen below.

June 2019

April 2019

December 2018

October 2018

June 2018

April 2018

March 2018

November 2017

October 2017

June 2017

March 2017

November 2016

September 2016

May 2016

October 2015

June 2015





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