Columcille Council of Management

Columcille Council of Management has 8 directors to oversee the running and good quality of Columcille:


Alan McKean – Chairman. Alan’s career was in learning disability nursing. Alan has recently retired.

Lindsey Rowlands -Treasurer. Lindsey previously worked as a computer technician at one of the large banks, and now works as a venue organiser for a local church and is a volunteer at Music for ALL

Susan O’Brian. Suzie is Head of Human Resources at The Action Group – a voluntary sector learning disability service provider

Alison Goodwin. Alison’s career  was in Social Work, in recent years with the Scottish Mental Welfare Commission. Alison is now retired.

Pat Scobie. Pat is an experienced committee member and organiser

Tracey Exton. Tracey is the manager of an employment consultancy agency.

John Hanlin. John is a Group Manager with Scottish Fire & Rescue Service. John’s sister has participated at Columcille for many years

Layla McLaughlin. Layla is a workshop leader in weaving and textiles at Garvald Edinburgh.