Maggie is a former management consultant and property guru, and current manager extraordinaire here at the Centre. She’s a fan of good notebooks, admits to having a stationery addiction. Whether at our fantastic events or chained to a boatload of emails, Maggie is always there to get stuck in and lend a hand.
Owen . . footballer, sports physio, gin expert and international man of mystery. Owen joined us last year and is now our deputy manager looking after bookings and fitness. If you want to book a room, he’s your guy. Also all the babies in creche love him. He’s quite useful really.
A Trustee since 2011 covering customer service and line managing the Centre Manager, I was voted in as Chair in 2017. I am a regular user of the fitness classes and I live with my husband, three boys and our dog Buster in Bridge of Allan. My day job is running training and development programmes and coaching in leadership and management skills.
I have lived in Dunblane for the past 21 years and have been involved with the Dunblane Centre since just before it opened in 2004. My son was injured in the shootings at the Primary School in 1996 so the Centre has a very special meaning to myself and my family, all of whom have been involved in one way or another over the years. My background is in sales and marketing and I joined the board of trustees to use my skills to help the Centre develop, taking on the role of chairman in 2005 which I held until 2017. My areas of responsibility at the Centre include events, volunteers and Centre activities.
My family and I live in Dunblane and we have been regular users of the Dunblane Centre since it opened. I have been a Trustee since 2016 and my main responsibility is to support funding bids for grants, trusts and sponsorships. My day job is in marketing with a background in professional fundraising and development.
My background is in media, events and government project & service management. My day job mostly involves emergencies: (particularly flooding) planning for them; responding to them; managing education and communications with public agencies and the media; generally helping Scottish communities become more resilient. I've been involved with the Centre since it opened, and as a Trustee am responsible for our communications, performing arts and, like all of us, developing what we do and how we do it.
I live in Dunblane with my wife and two young children. I grew up in the Falkirk Area and went to Strathclyde University. I'm a Chartered Accountant and for the past 9 years I have been the Finance Director at the Scottish SPCA heading up all the Support Services functions from Finance, IT, Human Resources, Maintenance and Administration. Prior to this I was the Financial Controller and Company Secretary at Falkirk Football Club for 5 years after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with RSM Tenon. My interests include Golf, Football, Cinema and spending time with my family.
Ann Marie lives with her family in Dunblane and has been a Trustee for a number of years with a break when she worked overseas. She leads on the Facilities and Health and Safety areas of the Board. She works as Head of Operations at the Technology and Innovation Centre at the University of Strathclyde.