Elaine Grieve Appointed as Lord Lieutenant for Orkney

That the Parliament congratulates Elaine Grieve on being appointed as the 21st Lord Lieutenant for Orkney; understands that Elaine will become the first woman to take on the coveted role and will succeed Bill Spence, having previously served as his Vice Lord Lieutenant, following his retirement; recognises that Elaine currently makes a significant contribution to communities across Orkney through her dedicated voluntary service to a number of local organisations, including as Chairwoman of the Orkney Folk Festival, Director of the Pier Arts Centre, Director of Orkney Housing Association and Vice-Chairwoman of Voluntary Action Orkney; acknowledges that Elaine has also worked for Orkney Islands Council for 34 years, where she served as Assistant Director of Education and Assistant Chief Executive and Director of Corporate Services; thanks Elaine for her exceptional work in these and other areas; commends her on this well-deserved appointment, and looks forward to Elaine carrying out her duties as Orkney’s Lord Lieutenant with her customary energy, enthusiasm and good humour over the years ahead.

Share this post on social media:

Sign in with Facebook, Twitter or Email.