Dumfries and Galloway is the third largest council area in Scotland. We have just under 6500 staff in four departments to deliver services to about 150,000 people.
Interim Chief Executive: Derek Crichton
Derek Crichton is interim Head of Paid Service and has ultimate responsibility for the council. Derek provides leadership and motivation, co-ordinates policy development and oversees the Senior Leadership Team which is made up of our Directors.
Skills, Education and Learning
Director: Gillian Brydson
Economy and Resources
Director: Lorna Meahan
Director: Shaun Morley
Chief Officer: Lillian Cringles
Monitoring our performance
Each department has a business plan which sets out their Key Performance Indicators and projects. We measure our performance against the agreed plans and make this information available so that you can see how successfully we are meeting our targets.
Contacting our staff
We publish relevant contact details on this website alongside service information wherever possible. You can also direct enquiries to us via a few different channels: