South Ayrshire Local Access Forum - Members
The following people are currently members of the South Ayrshire Local Access Forum.
Jenny is secretary of Dailly Community Council and is involved in the management
of Kilkerran Estate where she lives. She has been active in promoting the provision
of outdoor access on the estate and is a keen horse rider and enjoys walking.
Douglas is member of Troon Community Council with responsibility for paths in the
area and Footpath Countryside and Walks Co-ordinator for the South Ayrshire Ramblers.
He is also involved in co-ordinating local routes involving a number of Community
Colin is a local farmer and livestock agent. Currently he is Vice-Chairman of the
South Ayrshire Branch of the National Farmers Union and is also the Ayrshire representative
on the NFU’s Environment and Land Use Committee.
Councillor Andy Campbell
Andy Campbell is the Scottish Labour Party Councillor for Kyle.
Councillor Ian Davis
Ian Davis is the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Councillor for Ayr North.
Councillor Craig Mackay
Craig Mackay is the Scottish National Party Councillor for Troon.
Euan is a local solicitor, former Prestwick Community Councillor, currently Chair of Prestwick
Academy Parent Council and is the Parent Representative on the South Ayrshire Education
Authority. He is a keen walker and climber and has
been the local representative for Scotways (Scottish Rights of Way and Access Society)
since 1991 and sits on their National Legal Committee. Euan has many years of experience
of disputes involving access to land issues as well as carrying out path investigations
for Scotways and for the Ayrshire & Galloway sections of the book "Scottish Hill
Tracks". Euan is also a member of the Arran Access Trust.
Robin is a retired Architectural Technologist. He is a keen angler, board member
of the River Ayr District Salmon Fishery Board, Trustee of the Ayrshire Rivers Trust
and President of Ladykirk Angling Club.
David has a strong interest in outdoor sports and has been an active canoeist for 45 years. This is
mainly river paddling and included slalom in his younger days. He is the Scottish Canoe Association’s
River Advisor for the River Doon, a voluntary position to provide a point of contact. Walking is
another interest; having completed a number of long distance footpaths. In his professional life
he is accustomed to discussing issues, negotiation and conflict resolution with a wide variety of
people. He recognises the need for outdoor recreation, and the business needs of land managers.
Colin is a very keen cyclist and walker, and is a founding member of the South Ayrshire Paths Initiative. He cares about
outdoor access for all, where available, but where it is appropriate and responsible. He has experience in inspecting routes and producing route audits.
Mike has served Golf in many roles including the current Secretary of Ayr Neptune Golf Club and previously the Treasurer of the Swindon Golf Club (now Ogbourne Downs Golf Club). He is a Scottish Golf Course Rating Official and a Scottish Golf Certified Rules Referee, and attended 58 Golf Championships as a volunteer (in a variety of roles) at Open Golf Championships, European Tour Qualifying Schools, British Senior Opens, Scottish Open Championships (Men's and Ladies), Open Final Qualifying and many other events. He is a member of the Glasgow Golf Club (Gailes Links), and also an Executive member of The Ayrshire Golf Association.
Mike was a Hockey Umpire for over 30yrs, during which time he spent 25yrs as an Hockey Administrator, at International, National, County and Club Level, for both the English and Scottish Hockey Umpire Associations.
Professionally, he is a qualified Health, Safety and Environmental Officer, a former Accountant, I.T. Specialist, and has recently retired from the role of UK North Region Security Manager for one of the top four UK Banks.
Iain is the Head of Property Service, Strategy & Partnerships, for NHS Ayrshire and Arran. NHS Ayrshire & Arran is a significant landowner in South Ayrshire. As such Iain has
considerable property related experience, along with extensive knowledge and understanding of the public sector. He also has a keen interest in water sports.
Clive is a member of Cycle Ayrshire, which is a part of Cycling UK. He also has a keen interest in walking and angling.
Janice is a volunteer access officer for the British Horse Society (Scotland) Ayrshire branch. She is a lifelong equestrian (riding and driving), a keen walker, also a beekeeper
and an advocate for wild country. As a Dailly resident she has local knowledge of potential conflicts arising from access issues, including from wind farms, forestry, utilities, local
landowners, farmers and communities.
Professionally she is a designer and director of an international design business. As such she is experienced in identifying and solving problems through engagement in order to reach mutually beneficial outcomes. And has many years of board experience including with the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, Glasgow School of Art, Creative Industries Advisory Groups in Westminster and (currently) The Scottish Parliament and V&A Dundee.