Meet our Staff
Tina, Lucy, Sheila and Morven
Lucy and Tina joined us in April 2018, in their new role of Community Engagement and Development Officer for The Garve and District Development Company and we are delighted to have them aboard. The ladies are currently job sharing an up to 5 day per week post and one of their main priorities it to help us implement our new Community Development Plan for Garve and District.
Community Engagement and Development – TLC Partnership
TLC+ Associates is a dynamic duo of ladies hailing from west of the dhirrie. Tina Hartley and Lucy Beattie have a strong background in community development and rural enterprise having worked for a number of organisations including community trusts, development companies and rural businesses. Tina, originally from Lancashire moved to Ullapool 16 years ago and has a background in business development, community facilitation and project management. Lucy is from Leckmelm, Loch Broom and has a background in agriculture, rural development and community education. As a team they have worked together since 2011 and are both looking forward to the forthcoming year with us.
Sheila Mitchell - Company Secretary
Sheila grew up in rural Perthshire and moved to Ullapool 5 years ago, after 20+ years working in social housing in the central belt. More recently she has been Project Manager for Assynt's community bus, as well as volunteer treasurer for Isle Martin Trust. She also currently works as Farms Administrator at Wester Ross Salmon at Ardmair.
Morven MacDonald - DigiHub: Meet and Eat Project Facilitator
Morven was born and brought up in Ullapool and after working in various locations all over the UK, she returned to her home in 2010. She has over 20 years experience in HR, training & development and is someone that is passionate about the communities, landscape and services in the Highlands. Morven believes in every person having ability and deserving the opportunity to learn and grow at their pace, in their way. She is really looking forward to meeting members of the Garve & District community and helping them benefit from the online community hub in Garve & District.
Madonna Maguire - DigiHub: Meet and Eat Keyworker
Madonna grew up in Glasgow and moved to Cumbernauld where she lived for 26 years before settling in Garve 18 years ago. She has had a varied career but found her true niche working as a Fund Raising Manager for the Charities sector, a role she found most rewarding. Madonna is really excited to be working alongside Morven and looking forward to assisting with the development of digital learning opportunities for older members of our community.