Catherine is a Locally Elected Councillor for Clydesdale North Ward which encompasses New Lanark.
She was elected in May 2012 and was delighted to have been asked to represent South Lanarkshire Council on the New Lanark Trust. Catherine worked in Local Government Finance Department for 36 years and is Chair of Clydesdale Area Committee and Chair of the Licensing Board. She was also a Union Steward and Treasurer for UNISON South Lanarkshire Branch during which time she helped organised the UNISON fun day - now an annual event in New Lanark. Catherine lives about a mile from New Lanark and is proud to have such a magnificent World Heritage Site on her doorstep.