Andy Stewart: Wigtown Festival Company Young People’s Officer developing a range of literary events for young people aged 0-26
Catriona McGhie: Freelance event manager and musician based in Stranraer.
Kirsty Macdonald: Stranraer based artist and freelance art teacher leading a wide range of community arts projects.
Leah Halliday: Co-founder and Director at The Guild. She is a designer, maker and educator, teaching sewing & creative classes in Dumfries for over 8 years.
Callum Moffat: Professional Piper and member of the award-winning Scottish Power Pipe Band. Piping Instructor for the South West Scotland Piping and Drumming Academy.
Emily Tough: Initiator of a creative collective called We Are Eggs which focuses on projects with a social consciousness.
Frank Hayes: Dumfries based founder and Director of a Community Interest Company called For Enjoyment.
Lucy Lee: Co-owner of arts organisation, The Old Mill in Palnackie, curating exhibitions and live events and currently transitioning the upstairs of the Mill into a small independent school for art and creativity.