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New CNPA Deputy Convener

2nd October 2020

Today, Carolyn Caddick has been elected by postal ballot to be the new Deputy Convener of the Cairngorms National Park Authority Board. Nominated to the Board by Highland Council, Carolyn is a Highland Councillor and has been a member of the CNPA Board since 2017. She has served as Chair of the Authority’s Staffing & Recruitment Committee since 2018.

On hearing the result Carolyn commented: “I am absolutely delighted to be elected to the Deputy Convener position. I look forward to working with everyone, during these very challenging times, despite all the current difficulties, I feel there are many opportunities to take forward the aims of the Park for the benefit of all.”

Xander McDade, CNPA Convener added: “I’d like to congratulate Carolyn on her election and I look forward to working closely with her to achieve all the aims of the National Park collectively. Carolyn brings a wealth of experience from the private and public sector to her new role as Deputy Convener and this will be a real asset in these uncertain times. I would also like to express my commiserations to the other candidates and thank them for their offer of service.The National Park has, like all organisations, found new ways to work during the COVID-19 and I’m delighted that our first ever postal ballot went so smoothly and thank our officers for ensuring this.”