Council departments

Dumfries and Galloway is the third largest council area in Scotland. We have just over 6500 staff in four departments to deliver services to about 150,000 people.

Skills, Education and Learning

Director: Gillian Brydson

Economy and Resources

Director: Lorna Meahan


Director: Derek Crichton

Social Work

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.

Find out how our services are performing

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:

Get in touch with us

Page last updated: 03/02/2020
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