Scotland and Northern Ireland Regional Committee Scotland and Northern Ireland has a dynamic Regional Committee made up of activist members who help to deal with issues and policy in two nations. Last updated: 27 September 2023 Regional Committees (RCs) are a crucial part of the day-to-day management of the union at a grassroots level. The Scotland and Northern Ireland Regional Committee is democratically elected, and members usually meet four times per year, some online, some in person. Current Scotland and Northern Ireland RC members Scotland and Northern Ireland Regional Committee members are Brian Aylward, Graham Campbell, Jamie Campbell, Andrew Cruickshank (Vice Chair), Iona Fyfe, Jonathan Griffin, Fergus Kerr, Kerieva McCormick, Neil Patterson, Louis Barabbas, Stephen Wright, Jill Jackson, Ben Lunn (Chair), Yvonne McNiven, Michael Macdermid, Ankna Arockkiam, Kathryn Richardson, Giles Perring, Alexandria Adamson (Co-opted). What do Scotland and Northern Ireland RC members do? The role of RC members is collectively to: Oversee activity in Scotland and Northern Ireland in all areas of the music industry and on all industrial issues Oversee the management budgets and operations of Scotland and Northern Ireland Assist in the recruitment and retention of members Assist in the organisation of members Maintain communication between members and the union Interested in becoming an RC member? If you're an MU member and wish to get involved with union's work in Scotland and Northern Ireland, find out about the eligiblity criteria to stand for Regional Committee: Any member wishing to stand for the Scotland and Northern Ireland Regional Committee will require another current member to second their nomination. The nominator must be also a member of the Scotland and Northern Ireland Region Candidates shall have been members of the union and of the Region for at least one year on the nomination day No person who is or who at any time during the preceding five years was employed by the MU shall be eligible for nomination Regional Committee member nominations are announced every year in August. Find out about the RC Elections 2023 If you want to find out more about this or want to get involved in our democratic structures, please get in touch with the Scotland and Northern Ireland Regional Office.