The LEADER Programme is overseen by a public-private partnership called the Local Action Group (LAG). The LAG is made up of representatives of the public, private, third sectors and independent members from across Dumfries and Galloway.
The Chair of Dumfries and Galloway LAG is Mr Peter Ross.
The LAG is split into several groups:
Strategic Management Group (SMG)
The Strategic Management Group is responsible for the strategic direction of the Programme and for ensuring the delivery of the Local Development Strategy. The SMG are also responsible for the development and delivery of LAG led projects such as Day of the Region.
Peter Ross (Chair)
Karen Ward Boyd
The Communities Group take decisions on applications from community groups and organisations that demonstrate wider community benefit.
Heather Brash (Chair)
Mairi Telford Jammeh
Rural Enterprise Group
The Rural Enterprise Group take decisions on applications from small rural businesses, farm diversification projects and projects that have an economic impact focus:
Gill Khosla (Chair)
Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG)
The Fisheries Group is responsible for assessing projects which have a maritime focus and allocate funding from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF):
Alastair McNeill (Chair)
To contact the Local Action Group please email email@example.com