The Governance Team

SALLY McCORQUODALE

Trustee

Sally studied piano and singing at the Trinity College of Music in London and went on to work for HRH the Duchess of Gloucester, Glyndebourne and the Royal Opera House Covent Garden.

She moved to the Borders and now farms in partnership with her son.

Having been involved with Camphill since her son first went to the schools in 1984 in Aberdeen, she completed the parents’ seminar in 1987 and became a trustee in 2019. 

Sally would like to help the continuity of the good work the Camphill Movement has made in ensuring a worthwhile life for all those residents in Corbenic.

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ELIZABETH MURPHY

Trustee

Liz has been a Trustee since 2016. She is a Consultant Physician with a particular interest in medical education and is currently Director of Medical Education and Training at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

 

Having worked in the NHS for over 35 years, Liz brings experience of quality improvement methodology, staff development and mentoring, and patient engagement. She is committed to ensuring that residents, staff and co-workers feel valued, safe, and respected at Corbenic and believes that the Trustees’ responsibility is to foster a caring, respectful Community ethos in which residents, co-workers and staff can flourish.  

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ROBIN BAKER

Trustee

Robin Baker was born in London, grew up in Hertfordshire and studied Engineering and Architecture in Yorkshire, qualifying from Hull School of Architecture in 1982.

 

As a student he visited Botton Village Camphill Community and recalls it as a formative experience.

 

He moved to Aberfeldy in 1992 to join Gaia Architects and formed Robin Baker Architects in 2007, working from an office in Birnam until 2020.

 

He joined the Corbenic council in 2004 and designed the Craft and Estate workshop building in 2008.

 

Robin’s wife Claire Hewitt was a house parent at Corbenic for 3 years from 2004 and then provided music therapy sessions until 2018.

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GRAHAM TINTO

Trustee

Graham has been a Board Trustee since 2019. He is a retired GP, father of Mark, aged 28, a resident at Corbenic in Lindisfarne House and the youngest of his 5 children. 

After 30 yrs on Isle of Arran, Graham and his wife Barbara have relocated to Perthshire and live only a 10 min drive from Corbenic. This helps Graham to to be an available and easily accessible Board Member.

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Gordon Venters

Trustee

Gordon joined the Board of Trustees in 2019 and brings valuable experience of working as a company director in organisations large and small in the UK and overseas.

His association with Camphill dates from 1987 when his daughter Kirsten first attended Ochil Tower School and later Camphill Blair Drummond before joining the Corbenic community as a day student in 2015.

Gordon has previously served on the boards of Ochil Tower School, Camphill Blair Drummond, Camphill Central Scotland Trust and Camphill Central Scotland Social Fund.

Since retiring in June 2019 he has joined Camphill Corbenic as a Trustee and is particularly keen to offer his support for major projects including the proposed Community Hub building.

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John Ferguson

Trustee

John Ferguson lives and works locally. He is an elder at the Church of Scotland in Dunkeld and is married to a lovely lady called Mara.

 

In his professional life he runs a small industrial ecology company, EcoideaM Ltd. As Head of Strategy at the Binn Eco Park. His professional life involves the design of eco-innovation parks, embedded renewable energy systems, new concept technology development for plastics recycling and research and development into clean technology.  

 

He is a graduate of St Andrews University and worked for the Scottish Environment Protection Agency for 13 years where he was head of the National Waste Strategy and Clean Technology teams. He believes Camphill communities offer a gold standard of love and respect for community residents and wants to see the ethos and quality of life at Corbenic protected and maintained.

More to come..!

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CORBENIC CAMPHILL COMMUNITY

Drumour Lodge

Trochry, Dunkeld

PH8 0DY

01350 723 206

CORBENIC SHOP

19 Bridge St

Dunkeld

PH8 0AH

01350 727 330

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REGISTRATION

Scottish Charity No: SC015477

Scottish Ltd Company No: SC066657

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