After an exciting eight years for Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS) in the lead up to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, the organisation has been seeking experienced and enthusiastic individuals to lead the strategic direction of the organisation going forwards.
This is a dynamic and unique board structure with Board members working closely with CGS staff to achieve the objectives of the organisation and ultimately the success of Team Scotland on the international stage.
With Board members reaching the end of their tenure, CGS will be appointing for the positions of Chair, Vice Chair and two Ordinary Directors, with elections being be held at the CGS AGM on 28 May 2015.
In line with the Election By Law timescales the application process closed on 14 April 2015 and the following individuals have been nominated by a CGS member sports:
Name Position Nominated by
Paul Bush Chairman Scottish Athletics
Peter Nicolson Chairman Tennis Scotland
Maureen Campbell Vice Chair Scottish Swimming
Sandy Sutherland Vice Chair Basketball Scotland
Dougie Bryce Director Scottish Volleyball
Tom Chambers Director Triathlon Scotland
Susan Jackson Director Scottish Target Shooting
Jen Livingstone Director Scottish Gymnastics
Alasdair Maclennan Director Scottish Cycling
Leslie Roy Director Scottish Athletics
Niall Sturrock Director Scottish Hockey
Sandy Sutherland Director Basketball Scotland
Current Chairman, Michael Cavanagh, will be standing down at the AGM having completed the maximum two terms and said: “It is really encouraging to see such a strong set of applications for our Board positions going forward.
“Glasgow 2014 significantly raised the profile of the organisation and the team and there is now a real opportunity for the Board to build on this going forwards and ensure that our ‘home’ Games was the start of something fantastic for Scottish sport not the end. I would like to thank all the candidates and the member sports for their nominations.”