Committee of Management

Chieftain: The Most Honourable The Marquis of Huntly

Chairman: Alistair Grant Vice Chairman: Daniel Robb

Treasurer: Ian Rigby Assistant Treasurer: Martyn Paterson

Secretary: Morag McBeath

Banner Man and Standard Bearer: Gerry Robb

Committee and Roles

Piping, Dancing and Fiddle: Dr. Jack Taylor (Convenor); Messers: Paul Anderson MBE; Adam Coutts; Stewart Davidson; Robert F Dinnie; Mike Forbes; Peter Henry; Alan Honig; Edward Humphrey; J.M. Marcus Humphrey, CBE OStJ DL; Harry Leith; Lewis Lilburn; James McPetrie; Graham Ross; William Shand; Ian Smith, MBE

Heavies: Murray Brown (Convenor); Edward Anderson; Alfred Bruce, MBE; Gordon Coutts; Gavin Dinnie; Mick Henson; Steven Robertson

Lights: Neil Fyvie (Convenor); Coralie Arthur; Dermid Arthur; Fred Forsyth; Justin Grant; Miles Newman; Ian Paterson; Allan Perry; Norman Wright

Hospitality, Sponsors & Guests: Stewart Scott (Convenor) and Wilson Forbes

Arena: Stuart McConnach (Convenor); Assistants: Alistair Gerrard; Allan McConnach; James Michie

Media / Programme Editor : Neil Meldrum (Convenor)

Car Parking: Ron Hay (Convenor)

Fairground & Trade Stands: Mike Martin (Convenor)

Event Safety Officer: Lewis Lilburn (Convenor)/Daniel Robb

Trophies: Brian Paterson BEM

Child Protection Officer: Morag McBeath

Data Protection Officer: Morag McBeath

Honorary Members: Alex Anderson; Edward Anderson; Bill Barclay; Robert Blackhall; Richard Dingwall; Robert Dinnie; Heb Ferries; John Hislop; Calum McDonald; Bert McIntosh; William Milne; Angus Ogston; Stuart Robertson; Ian Scott; Robbie Shepherd MBE; George Strachan; James Tawse; Charles Thomson; Neil Williams.

Youth Forum: We have a team of committed youngsters who assist with the Junior Games on the Wednesday night prior to the event and then again with the actual Games on the Saturday.

As well as the Committee listed there are many others who help before, during and after the Games. We are indebted to the helpers in the Secretary’s Tent, the Scoreboard Operators, Gate Keepers, Car Park Attendants, Programme Sellers and Stewards. Trophy Guard is Sandy Cowie and Scott Raeburn manages the Overseas Visitors’ Tent with the assistance of Karen Martin, Brian and Alison Saunders, Julia Nicol. The Committee wishes to record its heartfelt appreciation of the invaluable assistance given by all helpers. Committee Members and others who erect the grandstands and other Games installations on the Green. After the Games, the process is reversed and all equipment is returned to the store.

Announcer: Graham Thomson


Highland Bagpipe Music: Ian Duncan, Duncan Watson, James Hamilton, Stuart Samson MBE, Murray Henderson, Patricia Henderson, Lewis Barclay

Highland Dancing: Alex McGuire, Rosemary McGuire, Aileen Brown, Lorraine Ballingall

Dancing Pipers: Calum Brown, Ben Hall, Ciar Milne, Jake Robertson

Heavy Events: Gordon Forbes and Norman Marshall

Tug O’War: Alfred Bruce, M.B.E. and Hamish Wiseman

Fiddle: Pete Clark, Charlie McKerron

Drum Major: Bill Barclay, Bert Summers

Pipe Bands Attending: Lonach, Towie, Ballater, Newtonhill, Ellon, Gordon Highlanders Association, Huntly & District, Deeside Caledonia

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