Trustees

The Board of Directors (or Trustees) is The Moray Society’s governing body, with responsibility for the operation of Elgin Museum.

The Moray Society is a Scottish Registered Charity and a Company limited by guarantee and not having share capital. The Society’s governing document is the Articles of Association (Constitution). All members of the Board must be members of The Moray Society.

Meet Our Trustees 

Our Board currently comprises 7 Trustees and the Convenor of the Elgin Museum Management Committee:

Vice-President – Claire Herbert, Elgin Museum Volunteer, including website, social media, YouTube, activities, projects, buildings; Archaeologist with Aberdeenshire Council including Moray.

Treasurer – Graham Robertson, Elgin Museum Volunteer, projects, buildings; retired chartered accountant.

Convenor, Museum Management Committee (Ex officio) – Dr Alison Wright, Elgin Museum Volunteer, line manager, member of Geology Group, Learning & Outreach, Projects.

Trustee – Dr Nick Brown, Chartered Town Planner, RIAS Accredited Architect in Conservation and Sustainable Design. Chair of Radio Buckie, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.

Trustee – Bill Dalgarno, Elgin Museum Volunteer including Membership, newsletter, Collections Management Group; retired shop manager.

Trustee – Stuart Huyton, Elgin Museum Volunteer including IT; Director & Founder of Gaia Earth Technologies Limited; Board Member of Elgin BID, Trustee of Grant Lodge Trust.

Trustee – Donna Skelly, Solicitor and Member with Grigor and Young, specialising in Rural Land Law. Secretary and Treasurer of the Banff and Moray Valuators Association.

Trustee – Janet Trythall, Elgin Museum Volunteer including Accreditation, policies, archaeology, member Geology Group, line manager; Retired anaesthetist.

 

Current Trustee Vacancies 

We would like our Board to be representative of the community we serve, and actively encourage people of diverse age, gender, background and abilities to consider putting themselves forward. 

Trustee

We are currently seeking additional Trustees for The Moray Society. More information about applying to become a Trustee can be found below or view the Elgin Museum Trustee Person Specification (pdf 97.3KB). We would also recommend reading our Forward Plan (pdf 1.3KB) for the period 2022-2026 to find out more about the current and future plans of the Museum. If you are interested in becoming a Trustee, please complete a Trustee Application Form (pdf 165KB) and return this to us by email

We’re looking for individuals who can bring insights from a broad range of experience and backgrounds, have a strong interest in the culture and heritage of Moray, and who can help steer Elgin Museum and The Moray Society beyond Covid-19 to become a more resilient and sustainable organisation. Trustees will have a strong connection to the Moray area, well-established networks that bring positive benefit to Elgin Museum, and a commitment to delivering our organisation’s vision.

Trustees have a duty of care and diligence and are expected to bring their skills to the Board for the benefit of the organisation. Sometimes Trustees will be invited to sit on working task groups appropriate to their skills, or progress and deliver specific projects or activities.

We’re particularly interested in hearing from people who have experience in any of the following:

  • Fundraising
  • Marketing
  • Business management
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Running a tourism or cultural business organisation

We would be interested to hear about your skills, abilities, and experience even if we haven’t mentioned them above.

Trustees do not need to be resident in Moray to apply. The majority of our meetings are held online and please note that the post of Trustee of The Moray Society is not a paid position and no expenses are available. Please contact us if you would like to discuss further and/or complete and return a Trustee Application Form (pdf 165KB).