Our Staff We have a small team of staff who manage projects and the day-to-day running of ACT. Julie Young. [email protected]; 07920083857 ACT Development Manager. Julie is involved in all of ACT’s projects and works with the Board to steer ACT’s core activities. Julie has been involved with ACT since the beginning (September 2013). No two days are the same and she enjoys working with great people on interesting projects to make a difference in Argyll and the Isles. Sam Upson. [email protected]; 07741582600 ACT Finance Officer Sam joined our team in February 2019 and is quickly getting stuck in to her new role. Sam has a variety of skills and experience that she is adapting to suit the finance role in ACT. Sam is enjoying working in a small team and having different things to do everyday. Erin Kennedy. [email protected]; 07741582560 ACT Outdoor Nursery Manager Erin is in charge of developing the new ACT Outdoor Nursery - MAKI pups. Find out more about the project here and meet the rest of the MAKI Pups team here. Sara Maclean. [email protected]; 07943020374 Branching Out Argyll co-ordinator Sara manages the Branching Out project in Argyll and provides support to the teams that run the programmes. Sara enjoys meeting and working with brilliant people and making a positive difference to people’s lives in Argyll. Deb Baker. [email protected]; 07375893064 ACT CANN Project Islay Site Co-ordinator Deb’s role is to support the delivery of the CANN project on Islay. Her job is varied which makes it interesting and challenging. Deb joined ACT in July 2017 and likes the holistic, community-focused approach that is at the heart of all ACT’s activities. Angharad Ward. [email protected]; 07398298496 ACT CANN Conservation Officer Angharad's role is to provide technical skills and advice, including habitat monitoring and developing conservation action plans, in the delivery of the CANN project on Islay. Angharad joined the team in September 2020. She enjoys being outdoors and playing a role in the conservation of the beautiful Argyll islands. Jamie Joyce. [email protected]; 07943020241 ACT Now Project Officer Jamie's role in the ACT Now project is to help the Mid Argyll Community adopt strategies, around the themes of food, waste and travel, to tackle climate change. Jamie joined ACT in May 2020 having previously worked as Chargehand for the Oban based ACT Argyll team in 2015. Elaine Cameron. ACT Project Officer. (on maternity leave) Elaine assists with project development and core activities. Elaine enjoys finding ways to help bring project ideas to life and being involved with great people and projects. Elaine joined ACT in March 2017 and was previously the project officer for ACT Hubs.