Office bearers

COSLA is led by its President, Vice President, and Six Spokespersons. These office bearers were elected by the COSLA Convention on 30 June 2017. Group Leaders are also appointed by each of the political groups represented on the Convention.

  • Councillor Alison Evison

    PRESIDENT
    Cllr Alison Evison
    Aberdeenshire Council (LAB)

    Councillor Graham Houston

    VICE-PRESIDENT
    Cllr Graham Houston
    Stirling Council (SNP)

  • SCOTTISH LABOUR
    Cllr David Ross
    Fife Council

    SCOTTISH CONSERVATIVES
    Cllr Jim Gifford
    Aberdeenshire Council

    SCOTTISH NATIONAL PARTY
    Cllr Douglas Reid
    East Ayrshire Council

    SCOTTISH LIBERAL DEMOCRATS
    Cllr Peter Barrett
    Perth and Kinross Council

    SCOTTISH GREEN PARTY
    Cllr Mary Campbell
    City of Edinburgh Council

    INDEPENDENT GROUP
    Cllr James Stockan
    Orkney Islands Council

  • Councillor Gail Macgregor

    RESOURCES
    Cllr Gail Macgregor
    Dumfries and Galloway Council (CON)

    Councillor Stuart Currie

    HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
    Cllr Stuart Currie
    East Lothian Council (SNP)

    Councillor Kerry Parry

    COMMUNITY WELLBEING
    Cllr Kerry Parry (80%)
    Midlothian Council (SNP)

    Councillor Elena Whitham

    COMMUNITY WELLBEING
    Cllr Elena Whitman (20%)
    East Ayrshire Council (SNP)

    Councillor Steven Heddle

    ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMY
    Cllr Steven Heddle
    Orkney Islands Council (IND)

    Councillor Stephen McCabe

    CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
    Cllr Stephen McCabe
    Inverclyde Council (LAB)