Gary became the Secretary of the West Area Committee of the Scottish Police Federation in March 2018 having previously held the post of Vice Chair with the portfolio for Conduct since March 2015.
He joined Strathclyde Police in May 1991 stationed in X Division (Inverclyde) and thereafter K Division, and has worked in response and community policing, crime teams, Divisional and force training. He had completed the Diploma in Police Service Leadership and Management, and carried out a temporary sergeant post.
Elected as a Constables representative in October 2005 for K Division, Gary has been active on committees and work streams on both a federation and force level, including Operational Duties, Conduct, Health and Safety, PPE, Public Order and CBRN.
As Secretary Gary has a broad range of responsibility on area and national matters and currently is a member of the Joint Central Committee, the Operational Duties Standing Committee and the Legislation & Regulation Standing Committee of the SPF.
Fiona was elected to the post of Deputy Secretary (Equality) in September 2015 and took up the post on 12 October 2015.
She joined Strathclyde Police in 1988 and was initially posted to Glasgow City Centre. Following a three year attachment to the Support Services she transferred to the north of the city working both in Core Policing and Community Policing in the Saracen, Milton and Maryhill areas. In 2007 she transferred to Ayrshire Division where she worked in response policing in the Saltcoats, Stevenston and Ardrossan areas.
Fiona became a local Federation Representative in 2003 and is trained in Basic Federation Duties, Equality, Conduct and H&S.
Lorna became the Deputy Secretary (Conduct) in February 2018.
Paul became the Chair of the West Area Committee of the Scottish Police Federation in February 2018.
Paul joined Strathclyde Police in 1994 and was posted to Craigie St Police Office in the South Side of Glasgow. He worked in a number of uniform and plainclothes roles before being appointed as a Detective Constable to the CID based at Gorbals.
Paul went on to serve in the Serious Crime Squad, Renfrewshire CID, MIT and was promoted to Detective Sergeant. He has experience of planning for major Events having been seconded to the planning teams for the London 2012 Olympics and the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
In 2013 Paul transferred back to territorial policing and served as Response Policing Sergeant in Greater Glasgow. He became a Sergeant’s rep in 2014 and was then elected as Deputy Secretary (Health and Safety) in 2016.
During his service Paul studied part-time for a LLB graduating from Strathclyde University in 2014, as part of his studies he took classes in Criminal Law, Employment Law and Delict (Scots Law relating to damages).
Jenny became the Vice Chair of the West Area Committee of the Scottish Police Federation in May 2018.
She joined Strathclyde Police in 1991 and has served in various areas in operational and specialist roles, within Response Policing, Training, Divisional CID and the Public Protection Unit.
Jenny was elected as a local Inspector’s Federation representative in 2014 and is currently a member of the Joint Central Committee, the Equality Committee, and is trained in Equality, Conduct, and Health and Safety.