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Steering Board Members

Steering Board Members

​The following are the members of the Steering Board of ‘Grasping the Nettle’

Very Rev Dr John Chalmers, Chairman
Principal Clerk to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 2014-2015, Chairman, Grasping the Nettle
Rev Dr Alistair Donald
Chaplain, Herriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
Rt Rev Dr Gregor Duncan
Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway , Representative of the General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church
Rev Dr Martin Fair
Convener of ‘Why Believe?’; Minister, St Andrews Parish Church, Arbroath, the Church of Scotland
Dr Rose Mary Harley OBE
Scientist, Representative of Search for Truth Charitable Trust
Peter Kearney
Director, Scottish Catholic Media Office
Rt Rev John Keenan
Bishop of Paisley , Representative of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland
David Kerr
Director of Communications, The Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh
Rev Dr Fergus Macdonald
Former General Secretary of United Bible Societies, Free Church of Scotland
Rev John MacKinnon
Senior Pastor, Calderwood Baptist Church, East Kilbride , Representative of the Scottish Baptist Union
Rev Iain McFadzean
Chief Executive, Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland
Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison
Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 2015-2016
Rev Dr Martin Scott
Secretary to the Council of Assembly, the Church of Scotland
Prof John Spence OBE
Former Vice Principal, University of Strathclyde, Chairman, Search for Truth Charitable Trust

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