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Notice of Election

18th January 2023

Nomination forms are available from today (Wednesday 18 January 2023) for people wishing to stand as candidates in the Cairngorms National Park Authority Board elections. The Notice of Election has been published by The Highland Council, who run the elections on behalf of the Park Authority. The deadline for nomination forms to be returned by candidates is Wednesday 15 February 2023.

There are five places on the Board to be elected and the Park Authority are looking for people who are representative of those who live and work here. The Cairngorms National Park Authority Board guides and shapes the work of the Park Authority, ensuring that both the natural environment and the local communities are cared for and sustained for current and future generations.

Directly elected Members sit on the Board for a period of four years, serving alongside seven members who are appointed by the five local authorities covering the Park area and seven directly appointed by Scottish Government Ministers. Candidates must be over 21 years old but do not have to reside within the Park boundary, with all members being paid for two to three days per month for their time.

If you are interested and want to find out more, it is not too late to register to take part in an online information session tonight. To attend the meeting from 6.30pm-7.30pm, please book on Eventbrite:

For more information about the elections please visit or call: 01479 873535.