Morag was born in Edinburgh and has lived in Fife since 1987. A graduate of the University of Stirling with a BSc Dip Ed and later a Post Graduate from Edinburgh University in Guidance and Counselling. Morag’s career in Education began in 1981, teaching Biology, retiring in 2016 from her post as Pupil Support Manager.
Over this time Morag was firstly responsible for Careers Guidance, She then ran and oversaw the provision of alternative programmes in school for those for whom mainstream education was failing them, ran the Princes Trust Groups and oversaw the Army course in school and external college programmes. Morag then managed Stirling Council’s Secondary Specialist Provision for children with severe and complex health and learning needs Latterly Morag was charged with arranging Transition programmes for all pupils with a particular focus on those in danger of missing out.
Morag has been a Director of FEAT Trading Community Interest Company since 2020. The purpose of which is to develop Silverburn as a place of quiet enjoyment, supporting the health and wellbeing of the community, and respecting the habitat and biodiversity of the environment. The work of FEAT is also about the redevelopment of the Flax Mill
Morag is currently President of the Rotary Club of Leven and has served on the council of her local Golf Club and Community Library where She currently volunteers. Morag is also an Elder in her local church.
“Throughout my career I was passionate about supporting disengaged young people back into mainstream education to better place them to progress into a positive future. My passion now is to be able to make a difference in the community in which I live.”