BOARD OF MANAGEMENT MEMBER
William previously served on the CHA board for three years as a representative of North Ayrshire Council. He has now retired from his role as a local councillor and joined the board of Cunninghame Housing Association in February 2018. William was elected as Chairperson of the Development Sub Committee in 2018 and continues to retain this position.
William was first elected to North Ayrshire Council in 2007 and became Deputy Leader of SNP Group. In May 2012 he was appointed as Leader of North Ayrshire Council. He subsequently represented the council on the convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) for four years before being elected as Lead of the SNP Scottish Leaders Group of COSLA in 2015.
As a Chemical Engineering graduate of Strathclyde University, he taught mathematics in a number of secondary schools and was latterly Depute Headteacher at Auchenharvie Academy, Stevenston for eight years.
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