Pat owns and operates a local well established roofing company and was recently the chairman of the Ardrossan Castle Hill Heritage Society. Pat is Chairman of the local Junior football team, like his father before him. His family have been associated with this organisation since the 1950’s.
Pat was also the chieftain of the Ardrossan Highland Games 2018/19. Pat is what is best described as a community leader who wants to improve his town.
Pat brings many business attributes to the charity such as organisation, marketing, managing and planning of business models which will optimise successful outcomes.
Jim has many years’ experience in the building industry and was the owner of a large construction company. Jim is born and bred in Ardrossan and frequently talks about “making his toon better”.
Jim is one of the best know faces in the community and is a person who gains immediate respect. Jim will be very important to the sports hub when construction takes place as his comprehensive understanding of the building process, ability to liaise with contractors, experience of leading teams on site, excellent communication and organisational skills and ability to provide solutions that are efficient to any construction process will be of immense value.
Jim will oversee the construction project manager and link with the management group, and will also use all the transferable skills he possesses to assist in the day-to-day management of the charity.
Eddie has lived his entire life in Ardrossan and live’s in Chapelhill mount with his 2 daughters. He has worked in Adult community care for the last 25 years, prior to that he was a scaffolder. He is also a director of Ardrossan Winton Rovers CIC, the secretary of the Ayrshire Sunday Amateur Football Association and a union rep within his workplace. Eddie is the charities Secretary and has been involved since its inception.
Eddie brings experience in communication, team management, record keeping, budget managing, applying organisational policy and procedures. Eddie believe’s that the people of Ardrossan deserve better health and fundamental to this is the creation of facilities and recreational activities.
John served as an independent councillor for the local ward of Ardrossan & Arran for 2 terms, and served as chair of the audit, scrutiny and petitions committee. John worked tirelessly for the town of Ardrossan as a councillor and built up many good relationships across the council and across all political parties which will be of great benefit to the Sports Club. John serves on the steering group of Ardrossan Community Trust.
John has agreed to be the group’s Stakeholder liaison & Communications Team Leader, Primarily John will lead discussions with the local authority and his experience will be invaluable in guiding the charity.
Saltcoats born and bred, Steven has a passion for making things better for his Grandchildren and the wider community.
Steven is a contracts manager for the Gas Sure Group and his skills in providing high standards of service, procurement execution and analysis to maximise operational and financial performance sees Steven as a valuable asset to the organisation particularly in operations/project management and knowledge of legal contracts.
Steven’s risk assessment awareness will also be beneficial to the organisation moving forward.
Donna has lived in Ardrossan all her life. She worked for the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscals Service for 33 years.
During this time, Donna has been a Youth Worker and is a volunteer Swimming Teacher with Auchenharvie Dolphins. Donna has also been a member of St. Peter’s Primary School and St. Matthew’s Academy Parent Councils’
Donna has always been passionate about children having access to opportunities to improve themselves. Having had 2 strokes, Donna champions disability access and is keen to encourage disabled and able-bodied persons to focus on their wellbeing and will endeavour to introduce new and different disciplines to the area.
Amanda’s family are three towners born and bred, she has a deep desire to fight the inequalities that exist within our community and understands the importance of an organisation that is community led, which has the ability to fight these inequalities through empowering people to lead and innovate.
Amanda is a college lecturer and has a degree in accountancy, she is therefore a perfect fit to be the charities treasurer. Amanda also assists with the charities fundraising and organisation of meetings.
Fitness Centre Lead
Scott moved from Glasgow to Ardrossan in the early noughties and immediately made it his home.
With a lifetimes experience in retail management, an entrepreneur and experience in marketing Scott set up two local businesses. Most recently utilising his skills within a media & marketing role with a local Housing Association and Operations Manager for one of the Association’s local charities.
Since arriving in Ardrossan and driven by the Towns beauty and opportunity for development, Scott has been involved in local community action; initially Ardrossan Town Centre Initiative and most recently working with a group of local community activists to form and become Chairperson of Ardrossan’s first Community Development Trust, as well as a Trustee of ACSH.
A former Director and Coach at a former local Community Interest Company gym promoting fitness, Scott is now working with the Trust to ensure inclusive fitness is included in Ardrossan’s future and takes leadership in the delivery of the ACSH Fitness Centre and in growing and developing its long term presence for the Town and its residents.