I work in the Events industry focusing on operational resilience and development improvement in the outdoor adventure/challenge market. I have been involved and supported FCA’s many cycling events over the years and bring experience in the non-profit sector and events industry to Forward Coupar Angus. I am community driven and would like to find opportunities to improve the overall use of Hub for the benefit of the community.
I am originally from Thurso in Caithness but moved with my family to Coupar Angus in 2004. Trained by the Royal Navy, then specialising in Science with an American company has led me to live in many countries. I am now retired and want to spend some time giving back to my local community. During my last four years in Australia, I focused on community outreach programs in the business environment, driving sustainable engagement with the next generation. Diversity and Inclusion, with a special focus on Gender equality, have been a huge motivation for me and I devoted a lot of my time to progressing these topics in global organisations. I am hoping to be able to use my experience to help my local community, wherever possible.
I am 23 years old and work in building and construction after spending a couple of years working in the oil/gas industry, offshore on the North Sea oil rigs. In my younger years I was a member of SCYD and got into volunteering in the community which I enjoyed very much. Volunteering for SCYD gave me the opportunity to get involved with many community groups. Before Covid, I used to help run the Skate Jam during the annual Coupar Angus Cycling Festival. I am very familiar with the Cycle Hub, I love cycling, running and hill walking and our local outdoors is perfect for all of it. I decided to join FCA because I believe I can learn and build my skillset while getting involved with the operational ins and outs of the trust and working with the community on activities across the town.
I am Cornelia, a self employed textile designer with a fine art background in printmaking and painting. The focus of my creative practice is sustainability. I work with discarded second hand fabrics that I use to embellish my hand tailored slow fashion garments and to create bags and fabric collages.
I am interested in working for the community I live in. You may know me from events like the Snowdrop Festival in Coupar Angus, from volunteering at the first community shop on Commercial Street or from litter picking days.
I am proud that I've been given a chance to offer my personal skills and experience to help develop a vision for the sustainable development of our community.