Our organisation

Meet the team

Our Development Officer and Administrator are based in our Ellon office. They look after the day to day running of the charity. If we can help or you’ve got a question please get in touch.  

Rod Gunson, Development Officer

Rod Gunson
Development Officer

07979 843158

Help and advice on funding, governance, community action plans and support for community groups. 

Board members of trustees

Our Board is made up of individual trustees and trustees who represent our Community Councils

Becoming a trustee

If you are interested in becoming a trustee please email us at info@frp.scot

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John Loveday

Chair

John in the current chair of the Formartine Partnership Ltd and the Formartine Rural Partnership (Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation).  He has been a member of the Formartine Partnership since its inception in 1997. He is a radio Communications Engineer by trade andwas an Aberdeenshire councillor for 13 years, and Chair of Meldrum and Bourtie Community Council for 10 years before that. Previously he spent 15 years in Local Scouting including being part of the Scouting Adult Leader Training team. Currently on Aberdeenshire’s Community Partnership Board as representative for all the Rural Partnerships in Aberdeenshire. John is now retired from business and enjoying walking, DIY and Amateur Radio.

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John Loder

Vice-Chair and Treasurer

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Yvonne Milne

Trustee

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Mark Andrew

Trustee

Mark is a Trustee as a result of being Clerk to the Ythan District Fishery Board, his main interest is the environment focusing on watercourses in Formartine area and ensuring they are as environmentally good in terms of habitat and water quality as they can be for native fish species.

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Alistair Sinclair

Trustee

Alistair has an M.A.Dip.F.B.O.M from Kings College, Aberdeen. He is Chair of Sinclair Agricultural and Recycling Services,Ltd. and Chair of Ythan Biodiversity Volunteers.  He has a local farm and a contract/waste management handling and anaerobic digestion business. 

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Brian Martin

Trustee

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Hilary Foxen

Trustee
Belhelvie Community Council representive

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David Hekelaar

Trustee
Tarves Community Council representive

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Vacancy

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Auchterless, Inverkeithny and Fisherford Community Council representive

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Collieston and Slains Community Council representive

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Foveran Community Council representive

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Fyvie, Rothienorman and Monquhitter Community Council representive

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Meldrum, Bourtie and Daviot Community Council representive

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Methlick Community Council representive

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Turriff and District Community Council representive

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Udny Community Council representive

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Ythan Community Council representive

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Formartine Rural Partnership

Contact 

Estate Office, Mains of Haddo

Tarves, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7LD

01651 851664

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