One of the Youth days on the Plock of Kyle – a result of the voluntary work of the people below; our Trustees.

Our Board of Trustees

Siobhan Barker

Siobhan Barker

Trustee

Siobhan grew up in the West Coast of Scotland and went to Plockton High School. She is currently studying Countryside and Environmental Management. Siobhan takes an active role in youth work in the Lochalsh area and is also heavily involved with the Lochalsh Youth Community Trust.

Charlene Maguire

Charlene Maguire

Trustee

My name is Charlene Maguire I have lived in Kyle all my life. I have been on various committees over the years and I’m very passionate about happens in the area. I have worked at the Leisure Centre for just over 20years and I’m now manager, it is a key asset to the area and I’m hoping we can all work together to ensure Kyle and Lochalsh is a place people want to be.

Maggie Byrne

Maggie Byrne

Chair

Maggie Byrne has lived in Plockton since 2004.  She lived there originally from 1981 until ‘89 when she and her family moved to Inverness  where she joined the BBC.  She spent  20 years as a senior editor in BBC Scotland.  Since 2009, has worked as an executive and leadership coach and facilitator. She chaired the Board  of MG Alba, which runs BBC Alba in partnership with the BBC from 2012 to 2018.  She has been a member of Ofcom’s Content Board since 2018. She was a founding Board member and deputy Chair of Sistema Scotland, a charity which transforms life through music, from 2007 till the end of 2019.  She is deputy Chair of Columba 1400, a charity which is based in Staffin.  

  She is the facilitator for the Sir Lewis Ritchie Implementation Steering Group, which is a co-production between NHS Highland, other public agencies  and the community of North Skye, to provide an enhanced health and social care service for the area.  

Tristan Southall

Tristan Southall

Trustee

Tristan lives in Plockton and has been a resident of Lochalsh since 2005. He is a freelance marine science consultant. He has served on various local community committees – from clubs to Community Council and has been involved in consultation events and successful funding applications. He also has experience of reviewing community funding applications as a member of Highland LEADER Strathpeffer, Wester Ross and Lochalsh Local Action Group.

David O'Donnell

David O'Donnell

Trustee

David was previously an employee here at KLCT where he worked as finance and administration assistant before joining the board as a trustee in late 2020. He lives in Broadford, on the beautiful Isle of Skye where he serves an active role in the community as a community councillor. He has an academic background in business management and is a former student of our local West Highland College UHI, where he is currently employed.