Town of residence – Stonehaven
Occupation – Food store Duty Manager, Co-operative Group
Age – 41
Ethnicity – White British
1. What is your current involvement in The Co-operative?
I currently work within the Co-op retail group as a Duty manager at the Co-operative Food Store, Market Square, Stonehaven and am the in-store membership champion.
2. What qualifications and/or experience do you possess that are relevant to the position of area committee member?
Within my role as Duty Manager I can converse and try to resolve any concerns that our customers and staff have relating to Co-op membership, Fairtrade items and any other issues that may arise, if needed, bringing them to the attention of the committee.
3. What other qualities would you bring to the role of area committee member?
I am passionate about Co-op membership and Fairtrade products. I feel it is important to give consumers a voice which can be heard. As a consumer and committee member I will try to find out the answers for them. I also enjoy the community involvement aspect of the role.
4. What aspirations do you have for The Co-operative?
I would love to see more involvement with the local schools, to have the children interact and be involved with growing and learning about food. I would also like to try and set up a streets sports facility for young children and youths in our area to help with fitness and boredom; a way to bring Co-op to the community and make the Co-operative name a focus for all.