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 four, 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.

Fiona Jefferson (Director)

Born in West Sussex, Fiona moved to Dundee when she was 21 and spent 10 years there.  Fiona trained as a hairdresser and has since worked as a manager of a hair and beauty wholesaler.  Moving to the island in 2014, Fiona is now a full-time mother looking after a young family.  She has volunteered at island community groups in Stornoway and on the Westside, and enjoys being involved in community activities.

Innes Harrison (Director)

Innes moved to South Shawbost just over a year ago with his wife Sheila and their 3 wonderful children Kara, Daniel and Anna.  Previously the family lived in Newmarket closer to Stornoway.  Innes was involved in the oil Industry, which led to working on shipbuilding projects, latterly being based in South Korea.  The family are loving being part of the Horshader community and have been made very welcome by their neighbours.  Since moving to the area Innes has set up a family orientated candle business.

Ranald Fraser (Director) 

After being a member for many years, Ranald was Initially appointed to the board of directors as an associate director in May 2020, being elected as an ordinary director during that year’s AGM.  As a local businessman, as well as being an elected member for the Sgir’ Uige Agus Ceann A Tuath Nan Loch ward, Ranald understands the issues that affect island communities.  Ranald is an active crofter with tenancy of a croft in South Shawbost.

Domhnall MacDonald (Associate Director)

A native of South Shawbost, Domhnall has knowledge and experience of economic, rural and community development – having spent almost 30 years within the local public-sector, working in economic development service delivery.  He amassed this experience initially with Western Isles Enterprise (now HIE) and with Comhairle nan Eilean Siar - where he is currently an Economic Development Manager, having joined CnES in 1995.  Being from a crofting family, with many friends and family-members in the local community, Domhnall maintains a keen interest in life and developments across the Horshader area.

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