Glenda Watt – Chair
Glenda was appointed as the Chairperson of ACE IT’s Board of Directors in June 2016. She is a registered social worker and was a registered general and psychiatric nurse. As a senior official with the City of Edinburgh Council she dealt with policy and strategy relating to older people and was responsible for establishing the Scottish Older People’s Assembly (SOPA) as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated.
Margaret was recently appointed to the ACE IT Board after being a member of the Silver Surfers for many years and was one of the original founder members. Margaret has lived most of her life in Edinburgh and worked as a Private Secretary for various companies. These ranged from a Law Office, a Construction Company, Food Companies and a local Government Office.
John started using IT many years ago whilst working in financial services. He then found that it quickly became a part of everyday living. He became an ACT IT volunteer tutor in April 2014 and joined the Board in 2017. John likes to get hands-on with IT so as to get the best out of it – both for himself and also for those he meets whilst working as a tutor at ACE IT.
Colin spent 50 years in the IT industry, for the last 30 years of that he was a Management Consultant advising businesses and charities across the UK and abroad.He was also a youth leader, leading a team of volunteers to help young people on challenging themselves and providing training experiences in the UK and abroad. Since retiring, Colin has been a volunteer with ACE IT and another charity helping older people with IT issues, and his experience across these areas mean he has much to contribute to the Board.