Board of Directors

Members of the Board are required to stand for election annually at the Annual General Meeting. With the exception of the Treasurer (5 years), each director may serve for a 4 year term of office.

The composition of the Board following the 2014 AGM is:


Mike Watson

Elected as President 2015


Board Chair


Donald Shiach

Elected 2014

Director - People Resources

Responsibilities: human resources; health & safety


Robert McMurray

Elected 2011


Chairs the Finance Advisory Group


David (Monty) Montieth

Elected 2011


Director - Mountain Safety

Chairs the Mountain Safety Advisory Group, represents the MCofS on the Board of Mountain Training Scotland and Mountain Training UK


Chris Todd

Elected 2015

Co-Director - Landscape and Access



Avril Gall

Elected 2015

Director - ClimbScotland



Dave Gordon

Elected 2012

Co-Director - Landscape and Access



 Michelle Sweeney

Elected 2013

Director - Clubs


Advisory Groups


Advisory Groups are established to inform MCofS strategy development and contribute to operational plans in a specific area of activity. Members will be drawn from the MCofS membership and others with appropriate expertise. Details of Advisory Groups may be found here.


Volunteering Opportunities

Any member interested in volunteering to work with the MCofS is encouraged to check the Get Involved section of the MCofS website and the Volunteering Vacancies page.


Updated December 2014