Sir Robert Smith chaired the 1st Board meeting of the Glasgow 2014 Organising Company Ltd on Friday 25 April in Glasgow. The Board comprises representatives from the three partner organisations – Commonwealth Games Scotland, Glasgow City Council and the Scottish Government, with additional representation from the Commonwealth Games Federation aunder whose auspices the Games are held.
The current Board is: Sir Robert Smith – Chairman, Louise Martin CBE (CGS), Michael Cavanagh (CGS), Cllr Archie Graham (GCC), Bridget McConnell (GCC), Kate Vincent (SG), and Pam Whittle (SG). Representing the CGF are Mike Fennell and Mike Hooper and the Athlete Representative is Rhona Simpson. Up to four further members may be appointed at the Chairman’s discretion.
The Chairman nominated Louise Martin as Vice Chair and this was agreed. The new Memorandum and Articles was approved.
Prior to this first meeting of the new company, the final meeting of the Interim Board was convened when Jon Doig and others resigned as members of that Interim Board.
The recruitment process has already begun for key members of the organising committee with advertisements placed in national newspapers and on the Glasgow 2014 website.