Elected 2/12/14. Penny’s career has been in rural development, countryside management and forestry. Previous jobs have included Head of Strategy with the Central Scotland Countryside Trust, Chief Executive of the Sussex Wildlife Trust and Field Officer with the British Trust for Conservation volunteers. She also ran her own environmental consultancy and local hardwood timber business in Falkirk. She moved to Culbokie in 2008 and established an upholstery and woodworking business. She worked with Ferintosh Community Council to start the Culbokie Development Group in 2011 and was the first chair of CCT from June 2014 until Dec 2017. She is a Trustee of The Pebble Trust which supports sustainable lifestyles and a reduction in fossil fuel use with a focus on Highland Scotland.