About the Directors

All members of Horshader residing in South Shawbost, Dalbeag and Dalmore are entitled and actively encouraged to stand for election at our Annual General Meeting.

The minimum number of directors at any one time is three, with a maximum of eight. No more than two of these can be from Dalmore/Dalbeag, with no more than six from South Shawbost. The directors are elected by Horshader members at the AGM and are subject to retirement by rotation, after which time they are entitled to stand for re-election. All directors have to be proposed and seconded by an ordinary member of the Company who is not a relative or family member.

Any individual wishing to stand for election can download and complete the form below or request a paper copy from the Horshader Office.

Nominations for Director Appointment >>
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Flora Macleod (Chair/Director)

Flora Macleod has lived in Dalmore for 16 years and worked in the care sector before becoming a Day Care Officer for Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. She looks forward to working with the new board of trustees and everybody involved within the Horshader trust.

Alisdair Wiseman (Secretary/Director)

After a short time in the Royal Navy, Alisdair worked as an Operations Manager in two multinational food companies. He then spent 4 years as a management consultant before setting up and running a medium-sized consultancy specialising in helping organisations perform better. In 2000, he set up the Innovation Zone and has worked with people at all levels in organisations big and small all over the world. He moved up to the islands permanently in 2010 to help his wife Lesley set up and run Hebrides Art, a VisitScotland 5-star gallery and coffee shop in Seilebost on the Isle of Harris. They built their new house at Dalbeg in 2017 and opened The Beach House Gallery in 2018.

Mary Maclean (Director)

Mary is married to Kenny. Together they have a daughter Angela who is married to Graham and a son Donnie who is married to Alice. Between their two children they been have given five gorgeous grandchildren – four girls and a boy. Mary recently took early retirement from Western Isles Council where she worked at Carloway Day Centre and Ardseileach Residential in Stornoway. She has been involved with community groups in one way or another for nearly 40 years and has recently become a Trustee of Horshader Community Development. She also volunteers with The Leanne Fund.

About Us

Horshader Community Development is a community-owned charitable trust established in May 2005 to plan and run a community wind farm for the benefit of people in South Shawbost, Dalbeag and Dalmore on the west coast of the Isle of Lewis.

Contact Info

Horshader Community Development

Raebhat House

North Shawbost

Isle of Lewis



Tel: 01851 701225

Email: admin@horshader.com

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