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Management

Ochils Mountain Rescue Team is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation SCO24517.   Our charitable purpose is ‘the saving of lives’ which we seek to achieve by ‘assisting the Police, emergency services and other agencies in search and rescue of missing persons primarily but not exclusively in Central Scotland and by encouraging interest, and the practice of safety, in the hills’. 

Our Committee is made up of key officer bearers including:

  • Team Leader
  • Deputy Team Leader(s)
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

There are also appointed Training, Medical and Equipment Officers.

Team Leader

Kevin Mitchell is the current Team Leader and the main driving force behind the day to day operations and leadership.  He also has overall responsibility for managing call outs.

Deputy Team Leaders

John Willis, Robert Davidson and Mike Marriot are the current Deputy Team Leaders and perform a variety of leadership roles, including management of call outs.

Secretary

Sam Shortt is the Secretary and performs a wide range of administrative tasks.

Treasurer

Robert Davidson is a long standing member of the Team and  manages its financial affairs, including liaison with OSCAR (The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator).

Training Officer

Laura Alexander is currently the coordinator of our monthly training diary as well as our Summer and Winter training weekends.

Medical Officer

Malcolm Auchie is a Paramedic and currently our Medical Officer.  He liaises closely with the Training Officer in order to deliver a high standard of casualty care training to all Team Members. He also oversees the provision of appropriate equipment for casualty care.

Equipment Officer

Stuart McNeish is the equipment officer and responsible for ensuring the Team is properly equipped at all times and in all weather conditions.

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