The current Directors are:
Dr Cindy Brook
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Dr Cindy Brook, Chair
Cindy is a business representative and has been a member of the Board since 2005. She was elected as chair in 2010. She has worked in West Lothian as a General Practitioner for 26 years, combining this with being GP member of Lothian Health Board and latterly Clinical Director of the West Lothian Community Health and Care Partnership. She has wide experience of primary care and community development, has held several national roles, and was seconded by the Scottish Government in 2003 to work with the World Health Organisation in Copenhagen. Her other interests include international travel, the arts, gardening and has two German Shorthaired Pointers.
Karen Anderson, Health & Safety Director
Karen is an Employee Representative and joined the Board in September 2014. Originally from Grangemouth, she spent a couple of years at university in Dundee before moving south to work with a children’s outdoor adventure holiday provider. She stayed with them for 6 years working in various locations in the United Kingdom and Southern France before moving home and starting her West Lothian Leisure journey. Karen originally worked at Xcite Linlithgow’s soft play and as a Casual Lifeguard before progressing to work full time as cover Duty Supervisor, Swim Teacher and on reception. Karen had a short spell as a part-time Duty Manager before gaining her level 2 Gym Instructor and moving into the position of Health and Fitness Duty Manager in March 2011. She has worked with the Xcite for 6 years and is currently the Wetside Duty Manager and Head Trainer Assessor at Xcite Linlithgow. Her interests include ballet, reading, theatre and keeping (relatively) fit.
Beverley Greer, Secretary
Beverley joined the Board in June 2013 as a user representative. Her working background is in retail, sports and leisure. Originally from Edinburgh, ten years ago she moved to West Lothian to be with her partner. During this time she has worked as a sports coach with children with disabilities, schools, youth groups, seniors and community education both in West Lothian and Edinburgh. Beverley currently works with youth groups in West Lothian and women’s groups in Edinburgh. She also works part time in John Lewis Edinburgh as a make up artist. Her hobbies are based around sport and a busy family life. Xcite East Calder is where she enjoys the challenge of the gym and training sessions.
Cllr Harry Cartmill
Born Bathgate 1960's – Educated Balbardie Primary School then Bathgate Academy.
Worked as a Country Park Ranger, then worked in the Voluntary Sector before becoming the National Chairperson of the UK Coalition Against Poverty. Currently working part time with Linlithgow and East Falkirk MP Michael Connarty as a Parliamentary Aide. Elected to serve the people of Bathgate May 2012. Interests, Community Activities, Animal Welfare Issues (volunteer worker at Dogs Trust) Cycling and Golf.