What is the Customer Representatives Group (CRG)?

The CRG brings together organisations within the forestry sector and related land uses to discuss and fix issues relating to grants and licences administration in Scotland.

Terms of reference

The CRG considers the delivery of grants and licences in Scotland, discussing matters of mutual interest and resolving matters of mutual concern in order to address - as far as is practicable and affordable - the needs of customers, consultees and Scottish Forestry.

Members

Group member Organisation
Doug Howieson (Chair) Scottish Forestry, Silvan House
Charlie Taylor Forestry and Land Scotland
Ian Cowe (Secretary) Scottish Forestry, Silvan House
Gregor Caldwell  Agriculture, Food and Rural Communities Directorate
Keith Wishart Scottish Forestry, Central Conservancy
Keir Smith Scottish Forestry, Highlands and Islands Conservancy
Arina Russell  Scottish Environment Link
Andrew Weatherall Scottish Environment Link
Andy Tharme Local authorities 
Andrew Vaughan  Institute of Chartered Foresters 
David Hetherington Cairngorms National Park Authority 
Duncan Stone/Debbie Greene NatureScot
Karen Ramoo Scottish Land and Estates 
Gordon Gray Stevens Community Woodlands Association 
Harry Wilson  Royal Scottish Forestry Society
Jamie Farquhar Confor
Jim Colchester Confor
John Gorman Scottish Environment Protection Agency
Jonathan Hall National Farmers Union
Ben Law Scotland's Rural College
Mark Hamilton Social Forestry
Rodney Shearer Confor Nursery Group

Meetings

View the CRG minutes.

Minutes

The CRG normally meet 2 to 3 times a year.

Contact

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