Who are we?

The Executive Board of Highland RFCA is drawn from the Membership and is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Association. It meets twice a year and otherwise as required. The Executive Board is comprised of:

Robert Balfour
Lord-Lieutenant of Fife

Robert Balfour

HM Lord-Lieutenants in Highland RFCA area

Captain N R V Dorman RD RNR


Rear Admiral Chris Hockley CBE

Colonel Charles Wallace

Air Force
Group Captain Alan Cowan

Colonel Ian Cassidy

Northern Area Committee Chair
Commodore (Retd) Angus Ross RN

Eastern Area Committee Chair
Colonel Jim Kinloch TD

Southern Area Committee Chair
Lieutenant Colonel G F Moncur MBE


Chair, Engagement and Outreach
Lieutenant Colonel G F Moncur MBE


Created in 2019, the Engagement and Outreach Committee advises the Executive Board. Chaired by Lieutenant Colonel G F Moncur MBE, it draws on HRFCA members from a range of backgrounds including public and private sector organisations.

The aims of the committee include increasing diversity within the HRFCA membership and Area Committees, assisting the Single Services and Cadet organisations in achieving their diversity and inclusion objectives, and gaining a deeper understanding of those affected by disability, disadvantage and social exclusion in our communities.

By reaching out to and engaging with under-represented groups, we hope to build new partnerships and achieve an Association whose diversity better reflects the society from which it draws its support.

The Committee members are: Lt Col Gilly Moncur, Michelle McKearnon, Jim Kinloch, Glenda Gray, Kismet Hossain-Ibrahim, Angus Ross, Dai John and Graham Struthers.

Highland RFCA’s day-to-day business is conducted at the association’s headquarters in Dundee’s West End. A small, dedicated staff of Crown Servants is led by the Chief Executive, supported by a Deputy Chief Executive. The current Senior Management Team is:

Chief ExecutiveBrigadier (Retd) M P Dodson MBE
Deputy Chief ExecutiveMr A Macnaughton
Head of Support ServicesMrs A Blyth
Head of EstatesMr F Kennedy
Head of Business AdminMr C Ansell
Head of EngagementMrs M McKearnon
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