Who we are

Members

Solway Firth Partnership membership is open to anyone with an interest in the coast and sea. Membership is free, as are all our events and publications.

Our membership includes both organisations and individuals. Member organisations are set out in our constitution. To become an individual member, simply send us a completed membership form.

Board of Trustees

Solway Firth Partnership is an independent charity and is governed by a Board of Trustees. The Board is drawn from the membership and includes representatives of member organisations and individuals. Trustees are elected at our AGM which is held alongside our annual conference and is open to everyone.

Mr Alastair McNeill
Chairman

Cllr William Jefferson with Cllr Michael Heaslip as Deputy
Allerdale Borough Council

Cllr Anthony Markley
Cumbria County Council

Cllr Therese Sidgewick
Carlisle City Council

Cllr Malcolm Johnstone
Dumfries & Galloway Council

Mr Charles Edwards
Individual

Mrs June Lochhead
Individual

Mr James Mitchell
Individual

Mr Rupert Shaw MBE
Individual

Mrs Ann Lackie
Individual

Staff

The Solway Firth Partnership staff team is based at Campbell House in Dumfries. There are two core staff with Project Staff when projects are running.

Clair McFarlan
Partnership Manager

Paul Mackey
Administrator / Finance Officer

Nic Coombey
Solway Coastwise Coordinator

Morag Walker
Solway Coastwise Assistant

Emma Baruah
SMILE Project Officer