Glasgow Disability Alliance

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GDA Board Members

As a disabled people led organisation, our board is elected from our members, and disabled people make up a minimum of 60% of Board membership at all times.

To further strengthen the exceptional expertise of our Governance structure, we are striving to increase the diversity of our Board membership, working towards a gender balance, as well seeking expertise of Black or Minority Ethnic disabled people and younger disabled people.

Portrait of GDAs Convenor Angela Mullen. ANgela has long wavy red hair and is wearing a smart green top and necklace.

Angela Mullen, Convenor

Angela is a founding Board member and current Convenor of GDA. She has been working in the field of disability ...
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Portrait of GDA's treasurer Morag Mackay. Morag has short red hair, is wearing a red and white stripy top and a white scarf, and is sitting, smiling, with her hand on the arm of her powered wheelchair.

Morag Mackay, Treasurer

Morag is a disabled person and has been involved in the disability movement since the 1980’s and is one of ...
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Protrait of Iain Montgomery, GDA's Vice Convenor - Iain has very short dark grey hair and goatee, and is wearing dark jacket and white shirt.

Iain Montgomery, Vice Convenor

Iain is a retired local government officer with many years’ experience in the public and voluntary sectors. He began his ...
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GDA Trustee Billy McFarlane - Billy has glasses and short dark hair, and is wearing a colourful t-shirt under a dark shirt.

Billy McFarlane, Trustee

Billy has over 35 years of experience working in the Third Sector and all of this time has involved working ...
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GDA Trustee, Alan Dick - Alan has short grey hair and a short grey beard, and is wearing glasses, a grey fleece and bright blue t-shirt.

Alan Dick, Trustee

Alan is an active member of GDA and brings real life experience as a disabled person facing many interconnecting barriers ...
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GDA Trustee Nancy Birney in her office chair - Nancy has long curly dark blnde hair and a fringe, and is wearing a black and white patterned top.

Nancy Birney

Nancy has supported the work of GDA from its early days, in her professional role as Head of Equality, Diversity ...
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GDa Trustee, Maureen McHugh -.Maureen has a dark blonde bob and glasses, and is looking off camera, in discussion, in a community hall. Maureen is wearing a peach jumper with navy flowers on it.

Maureen McHugh, Trustee

Maureen has been a member and supporter of GDA since before GDA even had funding and has done 2 terms ...
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GDA Trustee, Professor Nick Watson. Nick has brown hair and a brown and grey beard, he is wearing a dark polo shirt and stands smiling in front of a shelf full of brightly coloured books.

Nick Watson, Trustee

Professor Nick Watson has long supported and championed the work of GDA, helping forge connections between GDA's work and members' ...
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GDA Trustee Professor Bill Hughes, smiling with his hands clasped on his desk, in his office. Bill has short light grey hair and is wearing a blue shirt and tie and a pinstriped suit.

Bill Hughes, Trustee

Professor Bill Hughes joined GDA's board in 2019 after many years as a supporter and ally of the organisation. Bill ...
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