Born on Arran and former fisherman and retired joiner, Jim is a local historian who remembers Arran’s once famous fishing festivals well.
Sibbie is a keen sailor and cyclist. She formerly worked in adult education and has been COAST’s Treasurer for many years.
Jenni Martin originally from Bute, worked for Edinburgh City Council before retiring to Arran. Jenni has a wealth of HR and organisation development experience.
Russell operated Ocean Breeze RIB Tours with his wife Elspeth for ten years and is now the Community Safety Officer for the Arran RNLI station in Lamlash Bay. They have lived on Arran since 1994 and are keen wildlife observers and beach cleaners.
Howard formed COAST in 1995 with another local diver, Don MacNeish. He was a key driver in the establishment of the Lamlash Bay No Take Zone in 2008 and a Goldman Environmental Prize Winner in 2015. To read more click Howard's picture.