First Meeting for Membership Development Committee

The Membership Development Committee had their first meeting at Ochil House on 4th October.  The group, which represents a broad cross-section of the RCCC Membership, spent an enjoyable couple of hours discussing the future of curling in Scotland.  A lively debate focused on how the group sees curling growing in the coming years and also how they can all work together closely to better understand the challenges facing curling, curlers and ice rinks across Scotland.

All committee members look forward to working together in the coming months to help support the development of curling throughout Scotland.   They will be actively seeking broader views to help shape future meeting agenda’s and discussions, so please be prepared to share your thoughts and ideas if you get the opportunity.

Committee Purpose

  • Influence future local and national curling development programmes that bring new players into the sport.
  • Create ideas for development, designed to increase and retain members in the sport.
  • Develop links with partner organisations that work with specific demographic groups.
  • To enhance the curling experience for all members.

Committee Remit

  • The member development committee will work at a strategic level to develop initiatives for widening opportunities for participation.
  • The committee will link to the RCCC operational plan and create new and innovative strategic developments.


Committee Members – September 2016

Jane Booth Head of Development Interim prior to new Development Manager commencing in post

Bruce Crawford

Clive Thomson

RCCC Director from the Board
Helen Hally RCCC Director from the Board – responsible for membership
Gavin Barr Gogar Park Young Curlers Junior, Student, Athlete representative

Robert Walker

Jim Hogg

Bob Sherrard

Coldstream and Hirsel



Adult representatives
Andrew Kerr Troon Portland ASC representative
Ena Stevenson Dunfermline Ladies CC Representing female members (also coaching)
Michael McCreadie Braehead Wheelchair CC Wheelchair/disability representative
David Auld Keir Curling Club Virtual club representative

Top image: © WCF/Céline Stucki 


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